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Future of White House Cyber Coordinator role

Future of White House Cyber Coordinator role

Suzanne Spaulding, senior adviser at the CSIS Homeland Security Program, discusses the need for a cyber coordinator at the White...
Lawmakers look to save White House cyber coordinator role

Lawmakers look to save White House cyber coordinator role

Tony Cole, chief technology officer at Attivo Networks, discusses congressional efforts to save the position of White House Cybersecurity Coordinator...
The Pentagon Beat – March 28, 2018

The Pentagon Beat – March 28, 2018

Oriana Pawlyk, reporter for Military.com and Jacqueline Klimas, defense reporter at Politico, discuss the latest news from the Department of...
White House releases final IT Modernization Report

White House releases final IT Modernization Report

Jack Wilmer, senior adviser at the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy, discusses the two big tech-focused initiatives...
Industry weighs in on IT priorities during White House ‘Tech Week’

Industry weighs in on IT priorities during White House ‘Tech Week’

The Trump Administration called this past week “Tech Week.” Monday featured a meeting of the American Technology Council with leaders...
President Trump signs cybersecurity executive order

President Trump signs cybersecurity executive order

On Thursday, President Trump signed an executive order titled “Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure.” The order...
White House lays groundwork for federal government reorganization

White House lays groundwork for federal government reorganization

Linda Springer, senior advisor at the White House Office of Management and Budget, discusses the memo issued by the White...
OMB memo calls for long-term workforce reductions

OMB memo calls for long-term workforce reductions

Charlie Clark, senior correspondent for the Government Executive Media Group, discussed OMB’s call for agency reform plans and the impact...
Reviewing the history of change management in government

Reviewing the history of change management in government

The government-wide hiring freeze instituted by the Trump administration in January is over. Office of Management and Budget director Mick...
Trump administration ends hiring freeze, starts government reorganization effort

Trump administration ends hiring freeze, starts government reorganization effort

A hiring freeze President Donald Trump instituted by executive memorandum in January will end Wednesday, as part of the Trump...
Making sense of agencies’ cyber priorities

Making sense of agencies’ cyber priorities

Ari Schwartz, managing director of cybersecurity services at Venable and former senior director of cybersecurity at the White House, discussed...
Encouraging emerging tech in government

Encouraging emerging tech in government

Brian Forde, director of digital currency at the MIT Media Lab and former senior advisor for mobile and data innovation...
White House releases new open source policy

White House releases new open source policy

NextGov reporter Mohana Ravindranath explains the possible impact of a new open source policy from the White House.