"We need to make credible threats. We need to have countries believe that we will respond with some punitive action," James Andrew Lewis, director of the strategic technologies program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, told lawmakers.
President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping jointly announced today a broad agreement on cybersecurity terms between their nations, including unexpected considerations focused on protecting intellectual property.
Federal civilian employees and military members will see a modest pay raise in the new year, according to an Aug. 28 letter from President Obama to Congress.
A U.N. group has agreed to a set of "cyberspace rules of the road," dictating international cyber relations.
The Climate Services for Resilient Development public-private partnership was launched with more than $34 million in financial and in-kind contributions from the federal government and seven other institutions and governments.
President Obama wants to make sure federal workers don't become resistant to antibiotics and he's starting in the cafeterias. Obama directed agencies to encourage use antibiotic-free meat and poultry in their cafeterias in a June 2 memo. He stopped short of mandating the practice, though.
Republican congressional leaders sent a letter to President Obama urging him to permanently fill the top spot at the Interior Department's inspector general office after a six year vacancy.
President Obama last week signed an executive order that makes it possible to impose sanctions on individuals who threaten national cybersecurity.
President Obama will not sign any spending bills that continue mandatory funding cuts to agency budgets through sequestration, according to a March 21 Huffington Post article.
The executive order issued by the White House Feb. 13 will enable private sector companies to better share cybersecurity threat information, whether they're domestic or international entities.