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AT&T’s Christopher Boyer to Chair NIST Information Security Board

Christopher Boyer, global public policy assistant vice president for AT&T ‘s services business, has been appointed chairman of the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board. NIST said Friday Boyer — an ISPAB member since June 2012 — will succeed Peter Weinberger and serve as board chair until June 10, …

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White House Unveils 10 Members of Natl Cybersecurity Commission

President Barack Obama has appointed 10 executives with public, private and academic sector backgrounds to serve as members of a commission tasked to identify ways for the U.S. to build up its cybersecurity posture, the White House said Wednesday. The Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity is one component of an executive …

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Federal News Radio: Robert Silvers Named DHS Cyber Policy Assistant Secretary

Robert Silvers has been appointed assistant secretary for cyber policy at the Department of Homeland Security and will also hold responsibility over related strategies at DHS, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller writes Silvers succeeds Rosemary Wenchel, who is retiring after more than 25 years in government. Silvers has worked with DHS since 2012 as deputy …

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Brian Deese Nominated OMB Deputy Director

Brian Deese, deputy director of the National Economic Council, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as deputy director in the Office of Management and Budget, The Hill newspaper reports. Peter Schroeder writes that Deese served as a deputy economic policy director for Obama’s 2008 campaign and then …

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Obama Promotes Interim FAA Chief Michael Huerta to Full Term

President Barack Obama appointed Deputy Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta to a full-five year term in the agency’s top post, the White House announced Tuesday. Huerta has served as the acting administrator since December 2011, succeeding Randy Babbitt following his resignation. Huerta will head the agency amidst its efforts …

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