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

by Chris Bing • 1 week 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 week ago

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

Good signs for federal IT under Trump, Rep. Will Hurd says

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 weeks ago

The Trump administration's transition teams are asking "all the questions" that the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has been asking for the last two years around IT, the chairman of a key House subcommittee said in an interview with FedScoop.

Trump tweets, officials’ messaging apps draw bipartisan scrutiny from House panel

by Evan Fallor • 2 weeks ago

The House Oversight Committee has queried President Trump about allegedly deleting tweets and criticized federal employees' use of encrypted messaging platforms.

Page-load speeds, accessibility issues hamper federal website experience, ITIF says

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 weeks ago

Many of the federal government's most popular websites are not fast, mobile friendly or accessible for users with disabilities, according to a new report by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.

Thiel protege Michael Kratsios named White House deputy CTO

by Shaun Waterman • 3 weeks 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.

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