Greg Otto

Greg Otto

Technology Reporter - FedScoop

Greg Otto is the managing editor of CyberScoop, overseeing all editorial content for the website. Previously, Greg was FedScoop's technology editor, covering all of the innovative tech government is leveraging: cloud computing, mobility, cybersecurity, open source and enterprise architecture. He also covers technology developments at the FCC, the Commerce Department, NASA, the Energy Department and the Justice Department. Previously, Greg was the Assistant Managing Editor for Digital at Washington Business Journal, where he covered D.C.'s tech startups while overseeing all digital content. He was also a News Editor at U.S. News & World Report, covering a wide range of topics from technology to crime to culture. Before that, he served as a web editor for WTOP News, winning an Edward R. Murrow award in 2009. Greg holds a B.A. in Journalism from Temple University. ᐧ

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FCC CIO David Bray to leave government, won’t take NGA role

by Greg Otto • 1 year ago

After recently announcing he was moving to a first-of-its-kind role in government, FCC CIO David Bray has decided to leave the government altogether.

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New CISO takes lead at Customs and Border Protection

by Greg Otto • 2 years ago

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has hired Alma Cole as its chief information security officer.

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Greg Touhill steps down from federal CISO role

by Greg Otto • 2 years ago

Retired Brig. Gen. Gregory Touhill has stepped down from his role, despite being appointed to the position just in September.

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Rudy Giuliani to advise Trump on cybersecurity

by Greg Otto • 2 years ago

Rudy Giuliani has been tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to “lend expertise” to the new administration on cybersecurity matters.

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DHS: Georgia incident was legitimate work, not a hack

by Greg Otto • 2 years ago

The Department of Homeland Security told Georgia’s Office of Secretary of State that the IP address associated with an attempted breach of the state agency’s firewall was tracked to an office in U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a revelation that has DHS “deeply concerned.”

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GSA releases policy allowing public to report website vulnerabilities

by Greg Otto • 2 years ago

The General Services Administration’s Technology Transfer Service released a policy Tuesday that will grant people a legal way to detect and notify the agency of security vulnerabilities on a number of public-facing government websites.