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President Trump creates modernization-focused American Technology Council

by Billy Mitchell • 10 months ago

The 19-member council, created by an executive order, is chaired by President Donald Trump and otherwise led by a full-time director.

Thiel protege Michael Kratsios named White House deputy CTO

by Shaun Waterman • 12 months ago

The chief of staff to billionaire Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Thiel is slated to be a new deputy chief technology officer in the Trump White House, according to news reports.

Defense CIO Halvorsen staying on through February

by Samantha Ehlinger • 1 year ago

The Pentagon's IT chief talked progress on Windows 10, a CAC replacement and the department's readiness for a Trump administration as he gets set to retire.

Trump taps Shulkin to head VA

by Billy Mitchell • 1 year ago

David Shulkin, as undersecretary for health, worked closely with VA CIO LaVerne Council to overhaul veteran electronic health records.

NSA’s Dukes will give ‘international flavor’ to nonprofit CIS

by Shaun Waterman • 1 year ago

Curtis Dukes, the former head of information assurance at the NSA, says he will work to extend the reach of the nonprofit Center for Internet Security beyond U.S. borders now that he’s taken a post there after retiring following nearly four decades of government service.

Trump will put pressure on defense contractors, not Pentagon’s bottom line, analysts say

by Samantha Ehlinger • 1 year ago

The president-elect’s recent tweets might imply the military is headed for budget cuts, but Pentagon watchers say Trump will increase overall spending.