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Andrew Katsaros Named FTC Acting Inspector General

Andrew Katsaros, a government audit veteran and a certified public accountant, has joined the Federal Trade Commission as acting inspector general. He succeeds Roslyn Mazer, who stepped down as FTC IG after more than three years in the job, the commission said Friday. Katsaros previously served as assistant IG at the Commerce Department‘s Office …

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Edward O’Callaghan Named DOJ Acting Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General

Edward O’Callaghan, principal deputy assistant attorney general of the Justice Department‘s national security division, has been named acting principal associate deputy attorney general at DOJ. He will succeed Robert Hur, who will transition to a new role as U.S. attorney for Maryland, the department said Tuesday. In his previous role, O’Callaghan helped …

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DOJ Establishes Cyber-Digital Task Force; Attorney General Jeff Sessions Comments

The Justice Department has formed a task force to examine how federal law enforcement organizations can help address cybersecurity threats. DOJ said Tuesday Attorney General Jeff Sessions asked the Cyber-Digital Task Force to produce a report about critical infrastructure interference efforts, internet misuse, information theft, internet-based law enforcement avoidance and cyber exploitation activities that …

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Robert Storch Becomes NSA Inspector General

The Senate has approved Robert Storch as the first presidentially-appointed inspector general for the National Security Agency. He previously worked at the Justice Department‘s Office of the Inspector General in positions such as senior counsel to the IG and deputy IG, NSA said Dec. 22. Storch also chaired the Council of the …

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New DOJ Guide Urges Prosecutors to Seek Data Access Directly From Enterprise Users

The Justice Department has released new guidelines advising prosecutors to work directly with businesses when they need access to those enterprises’ data, instead of going through cloud service providers. Neal Suggs, Microsoft vice president and deputy general counsel, wrote in a blog post published Thursday that the guideline also describes practical considerations on the …

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Kirstjen Nielsen Eyes DHS Hiring Process Modernization as DHS Secretary Nominee

Kirstjen Nielsen, President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Department of Homeland Security, has said she would help DHS implement a “holistic” approach to recruit border security and cybersecurity professionals if Congress approves her nomination, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Nielsen told the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs during a …

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