National Emergency in the United States Prolonged

On April 1, 2015, former President Barack Obama issued Executive Order 13694, which sanctioned anyone who were coordinating or participating to cyberattacks against the United States and proclaimed a state of national emergency.

What Happened Now?

President Joe Biden announced today that the state of national emergency imposed to cope with increasingly frequent and serious harmful cyber threats to the United States national security, foreign policy, and economy has been extended for an additional 90 days.

Such cyber-enabled criminal action, according to Executive Order 13694, includes critical infrastructure breaches, denial of service assaults, and data theft events that represent major harm to the national security of the United States, foreign policy, the economy, or financial stability.


Section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d)) provides for the automatic termination of a national emergency unless, within 90 days prior to the anniversary date of its declaration, the President publishes in the Federal Register and transmits to the Congress a notice stating that the emergency is to continue in effect beyond the anniversary date.  In accordance with this provision, I have sent to the Federal Register for publication the enclosed notice stating that the national emergency declared in Executive Order 13694 of

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