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Spotlight: White House expected to announce cybersecurity budget increases

The White House will reportedly announce a drastic increase in cybersecurity spending today, according to Computerworld.

Spotlight: Amazon spends big on lobbying

Amazon spent $9.4 million on lobbying in 2015, a figure that puts it in the company of other big spenders like Microsoft and Facebook.

Would your IT manager go rogue for $2,000?

Would your IT manager become a hacker for $2,000 or less? Maybe.

OMB's Cobert takes over as acting OPM director following Archuleta's resignation

Beth Cobert, deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget, will take over as acting director of the Office of Personnel Management followilng the resignation of Katherine Archuleta.

Tech firms petition Obama over mobile phone data privacy concerns

More than 140 technolocy companies have joined forces in urging President Obama to reject legislation that they say would create "backdoor access" to personal information stored on mobile phones.

Russian hackers behind breach of White House network

Russian hackers who breached the State Department's computer systems were apparently behind a cyberattack on the White House that breached sensitive areas of its unclassified network, according to a  report  by CNN citing U.S. officials familiar with the investigation.

Executive order could lead to severe sanctions against foreign hackers, if they can be identified

President Barack Obama's new executive order could mean severe sanctions against foreign hackers, if they can be clearly identified.

News Scan: UN approves appointment of digital privacy rapporteur; Goldman named first-ever White House CDO; More

The top news stories for March 27, 2015.

News Scan: White House appoints new IT director; Smart wireless devices taking off in healthcare; More

The top news stories for March 25, 2015.

News Scan: Shadow IT slowing cloud adoption rates; White House has new love affair with Silicon Valley execs; More

The top news stories for Feb. 20, 2015.