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Renee Wynn Joins NASA as CIO

Renee Wynn, former acting assistant administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Information, has joined NASA as chief information officer. Wynn succeeds Larry Sweet, who is set to retire in November, NASA said Monday. She will oversee the agency’s efforts to align information assets with federal regulations and …

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NASA Joins Multiagency Effort to Build Satellite-Based Toxic Algae Forecasting System

NASA will collaborate with the U.S. Geological Survey, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Environmental Protection Agency on a $3.6 million project to monitor and forecast toxic freshwater algal blooms with satellite technology. The four agencies aim to use satellite ocean color data to build early warning and information distribution …

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Ann Dunkin Appointed EPA CIO

Ann Dunkin, formerly a senior adviser to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator, has assumed the chief information officer role Monday, Fedscoop reported Monday. Dunkin is also President Barack Obama’s nominee to be assistant administrator for environmental information and awaits confirmation by the Senate, according to the station. She served as …

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White House’s Michael Daniel: Agencies Find Current Cyber Strategies ‘Capable’

Michael Daniel, cybersecurity coordinator at the White House, said agencies under the purview of the White House will continue to use current cybersecurity regulations in the operation of critical systems covering health, homeland security and environmental protection, Fierce Government IT reported Tuesday. Zach Rausnitz writes that Obama had ordered the …

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