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US Digital Service Gets New Leader

Mikey Dickerson, the first administrator for the US Digital Service, will leave his post Jan 20, along with a slew of other political appointees as President-elect Trump is inaugurated.

President Obama's Cyber Legacy

The Obama Administration made an unprecedented all-fronts effort to secure cyberspace. So, why are we less secure?

Rep Lujan: Public Libraries Can Boost American Innovation

President-elect Donald Trump's technology agenda is largely opaque, but at least one member of Congress has a message for his administration: ideas for cutting-edge technology often comes from the grassroots.

Sessions: US Needs Cyber Rules So 'Price is Paid' If Breached

Attorney-general nominee Sen Jeff Sessions (R-AL) emphasized a need for cyber rules of engagement during the first day of his confirmation hearings. “Partnerships will also be vital to achieving more effective enforcement against cyber threats.

Delieverign Great digital Government in the Trump Era

[Commentary] As we transition to the Trump administration, some experts are forecasting an uncertain future for federal digital services.

Police Use of Phony Cellphone Towers Needs to be Reined In, Lawmakers warn

Congress should pass legislation to ensure that phony cellphone towers police use to locate criminals and fugitives are used consistently across the country, according to a bipartisan congressional report released Dec 19.

Forrester Revises US Tech Forecast Negatively for Trump Presidency

Forrester Research expects the US tech sector will grow less under President-elect Donald Trump than it would have under Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

Senate Passes OPEN Government Act

The Senate has passed legislation that would require agencies to make more data available to the public in a machine-readable format.

President-elect Trump Appoints Legislative Cyber Leaders to Transition Team

President-elect Donald Trump named a trio of congressional cyber leaders to his transition team, including House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA).

Tech, Security Sectors Fear Renewed Crypto Fights Under Trump

As President-elect Donald Trump fills out national security and law enforcement posts in his new cabinet, the future of encryption may hang in the balance.