Chris DeRusha, who protected Biden campaign from hackers, says he is the Federal CISO
DeRusha is returning to familiar territory, having served as a White House cybersecurity adviser when Biden was vice president.
White House plans to select Rob Silvers, a Mayorkas ally, to lead DHS's cyber outfit
It's the role formerly held by Chris Krebs, whom Donald Trump fired via tweet.
White House pushes civilian agencies to use trustworthy AI in new executive order
The order borrows heavily from principles already established by the defense and intelligence communities, extending them to those outside the national security space.
CISA begins work on national network of cyber technical institutes
The Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute, a DHS Center of Excellence, was given $2 million to come up with a plan.
Ex-DHS officials urge department to double down on its cybersecurity work
A new bipartisan report suggests DHS cut ties with some of the “most partisan” aspects of its work, and redouble its cybersecurity efforts.
Here's the NSA's advice for reducing the exposure of cellphone location data
Although cell phone users can take steps to limit the risk their mobile devices are exposing location data, the NSA is warning now there is no way to eliminate the risk.
Hurd and Kelly propose new workforce AI strategy
Reps. Hurd and Kelly published an AI workforce white paper a year in the making that recommends a "re-imagining" of education to be a life-long pursuit to close the AI skills gap.
White House prioritizes skills-based federal hiring in executive order
The order will allow agencies to vet "candidates using assessment methods that more directly determine whether job seekers possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to do the job they're applying for," said Michael Rigas.
OMB calls for Federal Data Strategy detailees for agencies
Detailees will work with their agencies' chief data officers to implement the 2020 FDS Action Plan and develop one for 2021.