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Members of Obama’s Cyber Commission Urge Trump to Execute Cybersecurity Recommendations

Three members of a cybersecurity commission that former President Barack Obama established under a 2016 executive order have called on the Trump administration to implement its recommendations to build up the federal government’s cybersecurity posture, The Hill newspaper reported Monday. The Presidential Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity released a report in …

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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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Commerce Dept Names Kiersten Todt Nat’l Cyber Commission Exec Director

Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker has appointed Kiersten Todt, former managing partner and president of Liberty Group Ventures, as executive director for the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity. The Commerce Department said Wednesday Todt will work with DOC’s National Institute of Standards and Technology and help the commission devise near- and long-term strategies to secure public and …

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Report: Susan Rice to Succeed Tom Donilon as Natl Security Adviser

Susan Rice, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has been appointed to succeed Tom Donilon as national security adviser to President Barack Obama, the New York  Times reported Wednesday. Citing White House officials, Mark Landler writes Obama plans to appoint Samantha Power, a National Security Council official, to succeed Rice as …

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Obama, Chinese Leader to Discuss Cyber, Regional Matters

President Barack Obama and Chinese leader Xi Jinping will meet in a summit June 7 and June 8 to discuss cybersecurity and regional issues, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. The website reports National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, who visited China on May 26, told Xi that Obama wants to establish a relationship …

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Report: Denis McDonough To Become WH Chief of Staff

President Barack Obama plans to appoint Denis McDonough, deputy national security adviser, to succeed Treasury Secretary nominee Jack Lew as White House chief of staff next week, according to the New York Times. Mark Landler writes McDonough has helped put together Obama’s national security team for the second term, including …

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National Security Adviser James L. Jones to Resign

White House National Security Adviser James L. Jones will resign, NBC News reports. He will be replaced by Deputy National Security Adviser Tom Donilon. President Barack Obama is expected to make a formal announcement from the Rose Garden at 1 p.m., NBC News reports. Jones’ resignation will take effect in …

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