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    Hill tech counsel tapped for White House cyber post

    Telecom attorney and Republican counsel for the House Energy and Commerce Committee Grace Koh is joining the White House National Economic Council as a senior adviser for cybersecurity and technology. 02/28/2017

  • Cybersecurity
    Connecticut Secretary of State Denise Merrill

    States balk at election system move by DHS

    A group of state officials formally opposed the DHS critical infrastructure designation for election systems and want it rescinded. 02/22/2017

  • Wikimedia image: Defense Information Systems Agency (logo).

    DISA CTO to retire

    David Mihelcic spent the final 19 years of his government career with the Defense Information Systems Agency. 02/17/2017

  • Defense
    Terry Halvorsen

    How health IT hints at the future of innovation for DOD

    The current effort to integrate DOD systems with the Cerner electronic health record represents a new direction in Pentagon IT culture and practice, according to CIO Terry Halvorsen. 02/16/2017

  • Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.)

    Senate confirms Trump's OMB chief

    Mick Mulvaney, one of Capitol Hill's leading critics of government spending and debt, will serve as budget director in the Trump administration. 02/16/2017

  • Gen. Joseph Keith Kellogg (ret.)

    Pentagon IT veteran installed as acting NSC chief

    Lt. Gen. Joseph Keith Kellogg (Ret.) has taken over as acting national security adviser in the wake of the sudden resignation of Michael Flynn. 02/14/2017

  • Digital Gov
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    Ethics office website chokes under crush of visitors

    The Office of Government Ethics' website was overwhelmed by the volume of visitors, after White House adviser Kellyanne Conway endorsed Ivanka Trump's clothing line in a live TV interview. 02/10/2017

  • Modernization
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)

    Senators quiz IGs on NextGen, FirstNet

    Senators on the Commerce Committee are looking to agency watchdogs for news and oversight of large IT infrastructure projects like FAA's NextGen and the Commerce Department's FirstNet. 02/08/2017

  • Congress
    Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.)

    Oversight Dems renew bid for Trump lease info

    The ranking member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has tapped colleagues to assist his efforts to obtain unredacted info on the Trump Hotel in Washington, D.C. 02/08/2017

  • Federal 100 Awards
    Fed 100 logo

    Announcing the 2017 Fed 100

    Congratulations to all the women and men being honored for their exceptional contributions to federal IT. 02/07/2017

  • Workforce
    Shutterstock imag (by Benjamin Haas): cyber coded team.

    DOD can still hire cyber civilians

    The Department of Defense has determined that cybersecurity and cyberspace positions are exempt from President Trump’s freeze on the hiring of civilian workers. 02/03/2017

  • Veterans Affairs

    VA shakes up infosec ranks

    Veterans Affairs Acting CIO, Rob Thomas, announced a realignment of senior IT security executives. 02/02/2017

  • Veterans Affairs
    David Shulkin USH VA

    Shulkin pledges no 'learning curve' as VA secretary

    The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee conducted a bipartisan hearing to elevate current VA Undersecretary for Health to lead the agency, while elsewhere in the legislative chamber, panels were at odds over other Trump cabinet picks. 02/01/2017

  • CBP chief Vitiello

    CBP gets new chief

    Border Patrol lands an agency veteran and union favorite as its new leader. 02/01/2017

  • Homeland Security
    Elaine Duke DHS

    DHS, ICE get new top managers

    The White House has tapped a long-time DHS management/acquisition executive as second in command at the agency, as well as a veteran enforcer at ICE. 01/31/2017

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