New America Foundation

New America unveils a fellowship aimed at building public interest technology ‘ecosystem’

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 years ago

The 15 fellows will work to bring tech to public interest organizations in the areas of immigration, child welfare and criminal justice.

Obama CTO Todd Park joins New America board

by Billy Mitchell • 2 years ago

Todd Park, former U.S. chief technology officer under President Barack Obama, has joined New America's board of directors.

White House’s Cecilia Muñoz takes position directing national civic tech network

by Jason Shueh • 3 years ago

The former Domestic Policy Council director is taking a position with policy and tech outfit New America to develop a network for professionals working in civic tech.

How the U.S. government could disrupt the zero-day market

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

The market for zero-days — a business largely focused on the indiscriminate sale of undisclosed security flaws — exists in a quasi-legal grey zone that must be curtailed by the U.S. government, according to a research paper released by D.C.-based think tank New America.

Federal leaders push for open license educational resources

by Corinne Lestch • 4 years ago

Obama administration officials pushed for more online educational content to be licensed for free and made available to the public at an event Wednesday at the New America Foundation.

What would it take to create a cyber Red Cross?

by Greg Otto • 5 years ago

A panel of cybersecurity experts explored what it would take to create a global Cyber Red Cross that would allow for countries to share threat information regardless of political desires.

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