September 30, 2016
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September 29, 2016
FEMA, FCC conduct first nationwide test of emergency system since 2011
Ever in the process of overhauling legacy IT systems and moving to the cloud, the Federal Communications Commission is starting to see some successes on those modernizations, deputy CIO John Skudlarek said Thursday.
Charles Phalen will head the Office of Personnel Management's National Background Investigations Bureau when it officially launches Monday.
The National Background Investigation Bureau will take over as the federal government's improved background investigations and security clearance entity Oct. 1, but its more secure and modernized IT infrastructure won't be fully operational for more than a year.
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Anthony Foxx, the Obama Administration’s transportation secretary, said the potential around smart cities could be as revolutionary as the Interstate Highway System was in the mid-1950s.
September 28, 2016
Officials applauded Wednesday the progress that has been made since then in opening government data, and ahead at the work still to be done, at the White House’s first Open Data Innovation Summit.
The Obama administration and a bevy of non-profits and technology and financial services companies joined forces Wednesday in a publicity campaign to get Americans to stop relying on passwords and use stronger methods of online identity authentication.
September 26, 2016
One year after launching its Smart Cities Initiative, the White House announced Monday the federal government is expanding its efforts by investing an additional $80 million-plus in localized technology-driven initiatives.
September 23, 2016
The White House has faced growing albeit nondescript pressure in recent weeks from Capitol Hill and the Department of Justice to blame Russian intelligence for its alleged meddling in the U.S. electoral process, the Washington Post first reported. On Thursday, quiet protests turned into a public call for action from democratic House and Senate intelligence committee leaders who urged the American people to “stand together and reject the Russian effort.”
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Now that the government has its first U.S. CISO, it's looking for a deputy to help develop and coordinate federal cybersecurity policy.
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