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White House: Cybersecurity EO is close, will be ‘intertwined’ with IT modernization

by FedScoop Staff • 2 days ago

The Trump administration is “close” to unveiling its cybersecurity executive order and is carefully aligning its policy in that area with plans for modernizing federal IT networks, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Robert Joyce said Monday in his first public comments since taking office.

Obama CTO Todd Park joins New America board

by Billy Mitchell • 1 week ago

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

Trump White House to reverse proactive visitor-log posting policy

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 weeks ago

The Trump administration said it will break with an Obama administration policy that proactively released most White House visitor logs online — a practice the former administration had held up as evidence of its commitment to transparency and opening government data.

‘Positive emotional experience’ is Trump aide’s vision for modernized citizen services

by Samantha Ehlinger • 3 weeks ago

White House official Chris Liddell shared a vision for modernizing citizen services through the use of data analytics and incremental innovation, while improving cybersecurity and government technology.

FBI would get $61M to fight cybercrime, encryption in Trump budget proposal

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint for the federal government proposes a $61 million increase for the FBI and Justice Department in fiscal 2018 to better track terrorist communications and combat cybercriminals.

White House adviser promises funding, centralization for federal cybersecurity

by Shaun Waterman • 1 month ago

“President Trump intends to put his money where his mouth is,” White House homeland security adviser Thomas Bossert said Wednesday.

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