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NPPD taps vendor for No. 2 role

The National Protection and Programs Directorate, the cybersecurity arm for the Department of Homeland Security, has tapped Matthew Travis as deputy undersecretary

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HUD CIO is out

Johnson Joy resigned in the early morning on March 20, amid accusations of retaliating against an agency employee.

Chris Liddell, shown here at a 2014 event on presidential transitions

OAI's Liddell promoted at White House

Chris Liddell, a top White House tech aide, has been tapped as chief of staff John Kelly's deputy for policy coordination.

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Trump fills out intelligence oversight board

The same day the nation's top diplomat was fired and a new CIA director announced, President Trump announced plans to fill out the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, including the addition of a former White House deputy CTO.

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FBI taps veteran agent to head IT shop

The FBI named John S. Adams to serve as the executive assistant director of its Information and Technology Branch.


White House names deputy undersecretary for DOD R&E

Lisa Porter, the executive vice president of CIA venture arm In-Q-Tel and director of IQT Labs, would help run the Pentagon's newly reorganized IT and R&D operations.

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Meet the 7 leaders who will be steering modernization dollars

The Office of Management and Budget announced the first members of the Technology Modernization Fund Board.

Army Gen. Paul Nakasone

Nakasone discusses deterrence, dual-hat structure at confirmation hearing

"Our adversaries have not seen our response in sufficient detail to change their behavior,” the Army general said when asked about previous cyber provocations.

Adm. Mike Rogers testifies SASC

Rogers: CyberCom lacks authority, resources to defend all of cyberspace

The outgoing NSA and U.S. Cyber Command chief told lawmakers CyberCom is not sitting on its hands when it comes to potential Russian cyber interference, but it lacks the authority to do more absent additional presidential direction.

Raj Shah managing director diux

Raj Shah exits DIUx

After almost two years at the helm of the Pentagon's innovation shop, Raj Shah is returning to the private sector.

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Peace Corps CIO exits after 3 months

Rick Endres is no longer Peace Corps CIO; deputy CIO Scott Knell, who served as the acting CIO for most of 2017, is back leading tech at the agency.

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VA chief to reimburse for wife's travel, tickets

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is looking to put a highly charged oversight report behind him as he presses for his 2019 budget request.

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