The recent Office of Management and Budget agency reform plan will have a positive impact on government acquisitions, according to government officials who spoke at the Association for Federal Information Research Management’s speaker series. […]

As the prospect of a cybersecurity executive order looms, industry groups clamor to get an audience with President Donald Trump and his advisers to influence the administration’s technology policy. (ISC)², a nonprofit that specializes in information security education and certifications, presented its ideas to White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and others on Trump’s team.






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The Office of Management and Budget today unveiled its plan to reorganize Federal agencies, called the “Comprehensive Plan for Reforming the Federal Government and Reducing the Federal Civilian Workforce,” which responds to President Trump’s March 13 Executive Order to OMB.






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President Trump’s Homeland Security Advisor Tom Bossert has drafted a new cybersecurity executive order, which will direct certain agencies to provide reports on their cybersecurity within a set number of days, according to retired Gen. Michael Hayden, who has served as the director of both the National Security Agency (NSA) and the CIA.






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Thirteen senators including Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Wednesday requesting that he address issues of Chinese behavior in cyberspace during his meeting today with Chinese President Xi Jinping.






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President Donald Trump extended an Obama-era executive order Wednesday that established a national emergency used as a basis for freezing the assets of Russians tied to a hacking campaign aimed at disrupting the presidential election.






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Federal agencies need more help from IT groups within government and from the private sector to mitigate cybersecurity threats, according to Grant Schneider, acting Federal chief information security officer at the Office of Management and Budget.






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President Donald Trump hired Republican strategist and digital aide Matt Lira to join the White House technology team as a special assistant to the president for innovation policy and initiatives.






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