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The BU Community Responds to Obama's Plan to Fight Cybercrime

The BU Community Responds to Obama’s Plan to Fight Cybercrime

Earlier this year, President Obama signed two executive orders designed to fortify the government’s defenses against cyberattacks and protect valuable information.

He also proposed a 2017 budget to Congress that includes a $19 billion allotment for tech upgrades and other cyber initiatives. The news is stirring excitement in the BU community, and the initiatives have the potential to impact BU research.

Tanya Zlateva, dean of the Metropolitan College, said the larger plan positions science as a priority for society.

“The clear message is that there is no single solution or perfect security, but we are all in this together and contribute,” she said.

To find out more about the executive orders and how the BU community is responding, click here