Michael Daniel

Michael Daniel: White House to Focus on ‘Smaller’ Cybersecurity Bills

Michael Daniel Michael Daniel, White House cybersecurity coordinator, has said the Obama administration plans to pursue congressional approval on “smaller” cybersecurity ...
Michael Daniel

Michael Daniel: Internet of Things Presents Challenge, Opportunity

Michael Daniel White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel said the explosion of technology around the Internet of Things presents challenges as well as opportunities for the ...
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White House Awards $450M in Training Grants to 270 Community Colleges

The White House has awarded $450 million in grants to nearly 270 community colleges across the U.S. to develop education and career training programs for job seekers in concert with ...
Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall

Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall Confirmed for Deputy Energy Secretary

Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall The Senate confirmed Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall as the country’s next deputy energy secretary in a vote held Thursday Sherwood-Randall will ...
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Report: White House Eyeing Google Vet Megan Smith as Potential Federal CTO

Megan Smith, an 11-year veteran of Google, has emerged as a leading candidate to be the next federal chief technology officer, Bloomberg reported Friday. She currently holds a vice ...
Todd-Park

Todd Park to Serve as Presidential Technology Adviser

Todd Park, formerly chief technology officer and assistant to President Barack Obama, will serve on a new role as technology adviser to the president. Park will begin the advisory ...
Michael Daniel

Michael Daniel: White House Seeks ‘Broad, Strategic Picture’ of Cyber

Michael Daniel Michael Daniel, a special adviser at the White House, says cybersecurity encompasses more than its technical aspects as the government seeks to understand and identify potential solutions in ...
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White House Forms Team to Help Agencies Refine Digital Services

The Obama administration has formed a group that will be tasked to advise federal agencies on delivering public service through digital platforms. U.S. Digital Service aims to promote ...
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White House Prepares Executive Order on Commercial Drone Privacy Guidelines

The administration is set to pass an executive order to establish privacy guidelines and voluntary best practices for unmanned aerial vehicles in the U.S. commercial market, POLITICO ...
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President Obama Renews QuickPay Program for Small Business Subcontractors

President Barack Obama has moved to accelerate payments for small business subcontractors by renewing the federal government’s QuickPay initiative. The QuickPay program has become ...