The White House

The Secret Service is testing facial recognition technology at the White House

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 week ago

A nine-month pilot program will be run using volunteer Secret Service employees.

The Center for Data Innovation wants an AI national strategy

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 week ago

The group released a thorough report Tuesday on why a strategy is necessary and suggestions for what it should look like.

Josh Moses leaves OMB cybersecurity role

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 weeks ago

He's been at OMB since 2015.

The White House wants to make civic leave for technologists normal and accessible. Will it take off?

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

It's already happening between major tech companies and government agencies, and the White House says "It's a priority for us."

Matt Cutts gets the official nod for top spot at USDS

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

The announcement includes a re-tooling of the leadership structure of the group — the director and deputy director roles will no longer be political.

Suzette Kent on how IT modernization is really a cybersecurity play

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

Modern systems enable better security, the federal CIO argued during a keynote at CyberTalks.

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