President Barack Obama speaks at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center in Arlington, Va., Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015. Obama renewed his call for Congress to pass cybersecurity legislation, including a proposal that encourages companies to share threat information with the government and protects them from potential lawsuits if they do. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obama pitching more access to fast Internet

To promote his high-speed internet idea, he is announcing that his administration will provide technical and financial assistance to towns and cities that want to improve Internet service for their residents.

President Barack Obama speaks at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) offices at the Constitution Center in Washington, Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, about his plan to improve confidence in technology by tackling identify theft and improving consumer and student privacy. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama to push for new cybersecurity legislation

Obama will discuss the legislative proposals Tuesday afternoon in a speech at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center in Arlington, Virginia. The proposals are also expected to be part of his Jan. 20 State of the Union address.