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Danny Marti: White House Seeks Input for Intellectual Property Protection Strategy

The White House is inviting public feedback on how to promote and protect the U.S.’ intellectual property rights through regulatory, legal and policy approaches. U.S. Intellectual ...
Josh Miller

Josh Miller Joins White House as Director of Product

Josh Miller Josh Miller, formerly head of product development at Facebook Inc., has joined the White House as director of product. Miller wrote in a blog post published Tuesday that ...
cybersecurity

Labor Dept IG Uncovers Info Security Gaps

The Labor Department’s inspector general has outlined what that office views as information security deficiencies at DOL that have taken place over the last five years, FCW reported ...
research and development RD

White House Science Panel Unveils Federal IT R&D Assessment Report

The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology has issued a report on federally funded research and development in information technology to the president and Congress. The ...
CyberCrimeKeyboard

NY Times: US Eyes Retaliation for Gov’t Cyber Attacks

The White House wants to enforce retaliatory measures against the China-backed source of a cyber attack on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management after the federal government realized ...
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White House Unveils Recommendations for US Immigration Reform

The White House, State Department and Department of Homeland Security have worked with internal and external stakeholders to establish recommended actions that would drive the government’s ...
mobile device management

Maarten Bron: Underwriters Laboratories, White House Plan to Launch ‘Internet of Things’ Security Certification

Maarten Bron, director of innovations at Underwriters Laboratories, has confirmed that UL is in talks with the Obama administration to introduce a certification standard intended to ...
Susannah Fox

Susannah Fox Outlines HHS Proposal to Further Agency Innovation

Susannah Fox Susannah Fox, chief technology officer of Department of Health and Human Services, has shared the department’s action plan intended to further HHS’ innovation goals. Fox ...
CyberCrimeKeyboard

OPM Data Hacks Prompt New Federal Cybersecurity Effort

Federal investigators have uncovered a second breach at the Office of Personnel Management as they examined an earlier incident affecting approximately 4 million federal employee records, ...
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Corinna Zarek: White House Seeks New Ideas for Third Open Government Action Plan

The White House is seeking public input for the third open government national action plan before its publication in late 2015. Corinna Zarek, senior adviser for open government to ...