The number of cyber threats, attacks and criminals continues to grow, says an outgoing White House counterterrorism and cybersecurity advisor, and the new administration must continue developing international cyber norms.
Jerry Horton, most recently at the State Department, fills the post vacated by Ashwin Vasan.
In his exit memo, the secretary of defense outlines current threats and priorities with a strong emphasis on the need for acquisition reform and innovation.
Some state government officials object to the Department of Homeland Security's move to add election infrastructure to the roster of 16 existing federal "critical infrastructure" areas.
The incoming administration will have to continue prodding the EU to share more traveler passenger information with DHS, according to the agency's outgoing secretary.
The Obama administration will archive its social media history in novel and interactive ways.
Following on the December launch of the Army Digital Service, the Air Force has announced it is creating its own branch of the Defense Digital Service.
Joint Authorization Board issues provisional ATOs for database, logging and API tools in Amazon's GovCloud.
According to multiple reports, President-elect Trump intends to nominate retired Indiana Senator Dan Coats as Director of National Intelligence.
The FAA is leading a multi-agency effort to encourage commercial innovation in spectrum sharing.
A cybersecurity task force recommended that the Trump administration move quickly to improve and reorganize oversight authorities, elevate the role of the White House cybersecurity coordinator and clarify the cyber defense roles of civilian and military agencies.
Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee expressed support for the intelligence community and its assessment that Russia hacked Democratic Party servers to influence the election and called for more defined cyber deterrence policy.
Curtis Dukes, formerly the top information assurance officer at the National Security Agency, is joining the Center for Internet Security.
In his exit memo to the next administration, OMB Director Shaun Donovan advises continuing IT modernization efforts, shared services and support for U.S. Digital Services.
Days after the Obama administration announced sanctions against Russia for hacking DNC systems, President-elect Trump continues to question the intelligence used to attribute the hacks to Russia.
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