National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, 2009: A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America [open pdf - 347KB]
Alternate Title: A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America: National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, 2009
In this October 1, 2009 proclamation, President Obama announced the Month of October 2009 as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. From the proclamation: "The 21st century offers our Nation unprecedented opportunities to develop new solutions to the challenges we face. Today, technology allows Americans to reach across the globe and communicate with family and friends, customers and colleagues, in distant locations. With this freedom, however, comes heightened responsibility. My Administration is committed to treating our digital infrastructure as a strategic national asset. Protecting this infrastructure is a national security priority, and in the process, we will ensure that these networks are comprehensive, trustworthy, and resilient. Together, we will create a more secure America, where technology can evolve in a protected and productive environment."
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