A Proclamation on Cybersecurity Awareness Month, 2022

During Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we highlight the importance of safeguarding our Nation’s critical infrastructure from malicious cyber activity and protecting citizens and businesses from ransomware and other attacks.  We also raise awareness about the simple steps Americans can take to secure their sensitive data and stay safe online.      Cyberattacks affect our day-to-day lives, our…

Readout of Healthcare Cybersecurity Executive Forum Hosted by National Cyber Director Chris Inglis

Yesterday, National Cyber Director Chris Inglis hosted Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services Andrea Palm, senior U.S. government cybersecurity officials, and CEOs and other senior executives representing entities on the Health Sector Coordinating Council Cybersecurity Working Group Executive Committee for a cyber threat briefing and roundtable discussion about cybersecurity in the healthcare and public…

Statement by President Biden on our Nation’s Cybersecurity

This is a critical moment to accelerate our work to improve domestic cybersecurity and bolster our national resilience.  I have previously warned about the potential that Russia could conduct malicious cyber activity against the United States, including as a response to the unprecedented economic costs we’ve imposed on Russia alongside our allies and partners. It’s…

Fact Sheet: Biden-Harris Administration Expands Public-Private Cybersecurity Partnership to Water Sector

Today, the Biden-Harris Administration announced it will extend the Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Cybersecurity Initiative to the water sector. The Water Sector Action plan outlines surge actions that will take place over the next 100 days to improve the cybersecurity of the sector. The action plan was developed in close partnership with the Environmental Protection…

FACT SHEET: President Biden Signs National Security Memorandum to Improve the Cybersecurity of National Security, Department of Defense, and Intelligence Community Systems

Today, President Biden signed a National Security Memorandum (NSM) to improve the cybersecurity of National Security, Department of Defense, and Intelligence Community Systems, as required in his Executive Order (E.O) 14028, Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity. This NSM requires that, at minimum, National Security Systems employ the same network cybersecurity measures as those required of federal…

Memorandum on Improving the Cybersecurity of National Security, Department of Defense, and Intelligence Community Systems

NATIONAL SECURITY MEMORANDUM/NSM-8 MEMORANDUM FOR THE VICE PRESIDENT                THE SECRETARY OF STATE                THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY                THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE                THE ATTORNEY GENERAL                THE SECRETARY OF COMMERCE                THE SECRETARY OF ENERGY                THE SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECURITY                THE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET               …

FACT SHEET: Vice President Harris Announces Initiatives on Space and Cybersecurity

Following her meeting with President Emmanuel Macron of France, Vice President Kamala Harris is announcing a number of collaborative initiatives that the United States will undertake alongside France and other countries to address global issues and emerging threats. She is announcing expanded cooperation on space and support for efforts to advance international cooperation in cybersecurity. …

Statement of President Joe Biden on Signing the K-12 Cybersecurity Act Into Law

Today, I was pleased to sign the K-12 Cybersecurity Act into law to enhance the cybersecurity of our Nation’s K-12 educational institutions. This law highlights the significance of protecting the sensitive information maintained by schools across the country, and my Administration looks forward to providing important tools and guidance to help secure our school’s information…

Statement by President Joe Biden on Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Cyber threats can affect every American, every business regardless of size, and every community. That’s why my administration is marshalling a whole-of-nation effort to confront cyber threats. I am committed to strengthening our cybersecurity by hardening our critical infrastructure against cyberattacks, disrupting ransomware networks, working to establish and promote clear rules of the road for…

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