ArmyChopper

White House: 9800 US Troops to Stay in Afghanistan Until Year’s End

The White House has decided to maintain 9,800 U.S. service members in Afghanistan to support Afghan security forces until at least the end of 2015, Defense News reported Wednesday. Paul ...
Michael Daniel

Michael Daniel: Public-Private Partnerships Key in Cyber Data Sharing

Michael Daniel The White House is looking to form partnerships with the private sector to further expand the government’s cybersecurity information sharing initiative, the ...
mobile device management

US Government Inks Mobile Payment Deal with Apple

The U.S. government has signed a deal with Apple Inc. that authorizes federal employees to process government purchases using the Cupertino, California-based company’s mobile payment ...
Phyllis Schneck

Phyllis Schneck: DHS Eyes ‘Weather Map’ Approach to Cybersecurity

Phyllis Schneck The Department of Homeland Security is working with the White House and private sector to integrate big data into the government’s efforts to help businesses and federal ...
cybersecurity

White House Eyes Formation of New Agency to Integrate, Disseminate Cyber Intelligence

The White House plans to create a new government organization that would connect sets of cyber intelligence data and deliver threat information to federal agencies in real time, Reuters ...
budget analysis review

White House Seeks $54B Intelligence Budget for FY 2016

The White House has requested $53.9 billion to fund U.S. spy agencies in fiscal year 2016, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Damian Paletta writes that the budget proposal is ...
WhiteHouse

Obama Seeks Private Sector Partnerships to Fund Infrastructure Work

President Barack Obama has proposed new tax exemption policies in a move to draw private sector investments for infrastructure works, the New York Times reported Friday. Julie Hirschfeld ...
Michael Daniel

Michael Daniel: White House Cyber Plans Focus on Laws, Partnerships, Workforce

Michael Daniel President Barack Obama is pushing forward the administration’s cybersecurity agenda ahead of his State of the Nation address with proposals of cyber-related policies, ...
Rep. Bob Goodlatte

House Passes Cost-Cutting Bill for Implementing New Rules; Rep. Bob Goodlatte Comments

Rep. Bob Goodlatte The House of Representatives has approved a bill that calls for government agencies to implement new rules using the least costly means, FierceGovernment reported ...
CyberStock

White House Updates Govt-Industry Cyber Info Sharing Proposal

The White House has updated its proposal for legislation to promote the sharing of information on cybersecurity threats between government and industry in an effort to increase collaborations ...