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Stephen Preston, Wendy Sherman to Join White House Intelligence Advisory Board

Stephen Preston — chairman of law firm WilmerHale defense, national security and government contracts practice — has been selected to join the White House’s Intelligence Advisory board. Obama announced an intent to appoint Preston for a membership in the president’s intelligence advisory board in a release posted Friday. Preston has previously served as general counsel for …

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Senate OKs Cherry Murray as DOE’s Office of Science Director; Ernest Moniz Comments

Cherry Murray, formerly a professor of technology, public policy and physics at Harvard University, has been confirmed as director of the Energy Department’s Office of Science. Murray will be responsible for research initiatives in advanced scientific computing, high energy physics, nuclear physics and biological, environmental, fusion energy and basic energy …

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NCAFP: Power Struggle on Internet Affecting Sovereignty

A recent National Committee on American Foreign Policy report states that some modern societies are leveraging the Internet as a tool to influence or assert their power and interests over others and undermine sovereignty. In the report published in a 2014 issue of NCAFP’s American Foreign Policy Interests journal, Melissa Hathaway pointed to connected …

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GSA Crowdsourcing Website Picked for Harvard Innovations Award

Harvard University has given the U.S. General Services Administration’s Challenge.gov website the 2013 Innovations in American Government Award for leveraging crowdsourcing technology and collaboration between the government and the public. The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government selected the website out …

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White House Deputy Cyber Coordinator Expected to Resign

Sameer Bhalotra is expected to resign as the White House’s deputy cybersecurity coordinator within the next few weeks, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. According to Federal News Radio, government and industry sources confirmed Bhalotra is scheduled to move to Northern California after his wife secured a job in the area. …

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