Tag Archives: Harvard University

NCAFP: Power Struggle on Internet Affecting Sovereignty

A recent National Committee on American Foreign Policy report states that some modern societies are leveraging the Internet as a tool to influence or assert their power and interests over others and undermine sovereignty. In the report published in a 2014 issue of NCAFP’s American Foreign Policy Interests journal, Melissa Hathaway pointed to connected …

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GSA Crowdsourcing Website Picked for Harvard Innovations Award

Harvard University has given the U.S. General Services Administration’s Challenge.gov website the 2013 Innovations in American Government Award for leveraging crowdsourcing technology and collaboration between the government and the public. The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government selected the website out …

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White House Deputy Cyber Coordinator Expected to Resign

Sameer Bhalotra is expected to resign as the White House’s deputy cybersecurity coordinator within the next few weeks, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. According to Federal News Radio, government and industry sources confirmed Bhalotra is scheduled to move to Northern California after his wife secured a job in the area. …

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Former Fed CIO Kundra Reflects on Public Service in Paper

Vivek Kundra’s last day as federal chief information officer was Friday. He will serve a joint fellowship this fall at Harvard University. Kundra posted a 12-page paper on Harvard’s website Monday, covering his nearly 10-year career working in local, state and federal governments. Prior to joining the White House, Kundra …

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Federal CIO Vivek Kundra Stepping Down in August

Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra will leave the White House in August for a post at Harvard University, Politico reports, citing unnamed sources. Politico’s Kim Hart broke the story, which is currently up behind the site’s paywall. Office of Management and Budget Director Jack Lew confirmed the news in …

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