Rockefeller Urges President Obama to Protect Country From Cyber Threats

Asks President Obama to Use Executive Power After Senate Republicans Block Crucial Legislation

August 13, 2012

cyberpresser724WASHINGTON, D.C.—Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV today called on President Barack Obama to protect our nation’s economic and national security by issuing an Executive Order to create a voluntary public-private partnership that will address our country’s most pressing cyber vulnerabilities. Rockefeller’s letter comes after Senate Republicans blocked comprehensive cybersecurity legislation that our nation’s top military and national security officials say is necessary to protect against cyber attacks.

Read the letter here.