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David Shulkin: Trump to Order Creation of VA Accountability & Whistleblower Protection Office

President Donald Trump will issue an executive order to establish an accountability and whistleblower protection office at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Military Times reported Wednesday. Leo Shane III writes Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin told reporters the VA’s future Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection could help accelerate the termination of …

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White House Cyber Chief Rob Joyce to Take Part in Innovation Office’s Federal IT Modernization Program

Rob Joyce, White House cybersecurity coordinator, has said his office will be involved in the new Office of American Innovation’s effort to integrate cybersecurity into a program to modernize the federal government’s information technology platforms, Nextgov reported Monday. Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law, leads the new White House …

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Nonprofit Offers White House Recommendations to Bolster Federal Cyber Workforce

Nonprofit organization (ISC)2 has urged President Donald Trump’s administration to prioritize federal cyber workforce development programs through a set of recommendations the group sent to White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus. The Clearwater, Florida-based nonprofit recommended priority areas it believes President Trump should consider for inclusion in a cybersecurity executive order, (ISC)2 said Wednesday. …

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Trump Inks Executive Order on Govt Reorganization

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that would require federal agencies to merge functions and cancel unnecessary agencies, components and programs as part of a governmentwide reorganization, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller writes the EO would ask agencies to draft and submit a reorganization plan to the Office of …

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Trump Orders Federal Agencies to Implement Regulatory Reform Initiatives

President Donald Trump has ordered federal agencies to launch initiatives that will work to reduce the regulatory burden on citizens and to appoint a regulatory reform officer within 60 days of the executive order’s release. The White House said Friday that RROs will oversee agencies’ efforts to implement regulatory reform initiatives and policies such as Executive Order 13771, Executive …

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Trump Cancels Plans to Ink Cybersecurity Executive Order

President Donald Trump postponed plans to sign Tuesday an executive order that would seek to build up the country’s defensive and offensive cyber capabilities and commission a government-wide assessment of cyber risks, The Hill reported Tuesday. Jordan Fabian writes the White House did not offer a reason behind the canceled signing ceremony …

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Report: Trump to Ink Executive Order on Cybersecurity Tuesday

President Donald Trump is set to sign Tuesday an executive order that would require reviews of the U.S. government’s defensive and offensive cyber capabilities, Reuters reported Monday. Sources familiar with the matter told Reuters that the order would authorize audit of cyber capabilities at federal agencies and seek feedback on how …

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