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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
Greg Nadeau

Greg Nadeau Nominated to FHWA Administrator Post

Greg Nadeau President Barack Obama has announced his plan to appoint Greg Nadeau, deputy administrator of the Federal Highway Administration at the Transportation Department, as full-time ...
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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 ...
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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 ...