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IG Finds 19 Hacks on Interior Dept Networks

The Interior Department’s inspector general has revealed that Chinese hackers and hackers with network address in Europe have breached the department’s networks 19 times within the last three years, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Aliya Sternstein and Jack Moore write the hackers copied data from the department’s systems according to the IG’s report. Deputy …

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ExecutiveGov Tracks Confirmations of New Cabinet Officials, Agency Heads

President Barack Obama is six months into his second term as the nation’s commander-in-chief and several of his appointees to key government leadership positions have received the required stamp of approval from the Senate. ExecutiveGov, Executive Mosaic‘s website for and about public sector leaders, has tracked the Senate confirmations to …

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Ernest Moniz Unanimously Approved as Energy Secretary

The Senate unanimously approved the nomination of Massachusetts Institute of Technology physicist Ernest Moniz as the new energy secretary Thursday, Bloomberg reports. Jim Snyder writes Moniz will aim to steer U.S. investment in clean energy and help the government determine the amount of natural gas the country will export. Moniz …

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ExecutiveGov Steps Up With New Theme, Keeps Leader-Centric Focus

ExecutiveGov has taken another step as the key source for the government executive’s perspective on events affecting the public and private sectors, following the leaders who drive legislation and policies that affect interactions and relationships between industry and government. EGov, the informal nickname used by Executive Mosaic staffers and loyal …

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Sally Jewell Overwhelmingly Confirmed Interior Secretary

Sally Jewell, CEO of outdoor equipment retail giant Recreational Equipment Inc., was confirmed by an 87-11 vote in the Senate as the next interior secretary. Jewell has said she plans to resign from the company upon her confirmation by the Senate, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. She will succeed Ken Salazar and …

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