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Report: OMB’s Grant Schneider to Add NSC Cyber Leadership Role

Grant Schneider, acting federal chief information security officer at the Office of Management and Budget, will serve in the additional role of senior director for cybersecurity at the White House’s National Security Council, FedScoop reported Wednesday. Fedscoop quoted an administration official as saying Schneider “will continue to lead and manage the federal CISO …

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GAO: Defense Secretary Should Require Army to Select Point of Contact for ACPV Information

The Government Accountability Office has urged the secretary of defense to instruct the U.S. Army to select a point of contact for information related to armored commercial passenger-carrying vehicles. The GAO said in a report published Friday that DoD and its components including the U.S. Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy and the …

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Trump Appoints KT McFarland Deputy National Security Adviser

K.T. McFarland, former Fox News national security analyst, has been named deputy national security adviser under President-elect Donald Trump’s administration, the transition team said Friday. McFarland held national security roles under the administrations of Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan. She also served as an aide to Henry Kissinger on the National …

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Former DIA Chief Michael Flynn Named National Security Adviser Under Trump Administration

Michael Flynn, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general and former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, has been appointed national security adviser by President-elect Donald Trump, Politico reported Thursday. “I am pleased that Lieutenant General Michael Flynn will be by my side as we work to defeat radical Islamic terrorism, navigate geopolitical …

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Military Times: Jeff Sessions, Mike Flynn Among Top Defense Secretary Candidates for Trump Administration

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) and former Defense Intelligence Agency Mike Flynn are among the top candidates for president-elect Donald Trump’s appointee as defense secretary, Military Times reported Wednesday. Leo Shane, Aaron Mehta and Joe Gould write that Trump, who will select personnel to serve under national security posts next year, received advice from …

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