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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.

Obama inks cybersecurity executive order, gets corporate backing for cybersecurity framework

President Obama is signing an executive order intended to encourage private sector companies to share more information about cyber threats among themselves and with the federal government, the White House  announced  February 13.

Lawmakers gather with tech leaders today; CIOs face uncertainty; More

The top news stories for Feb. 10, 2015.

White House to set up central 'belly button' for cyber threat intelligence

The Obama administration is planning to announced a new cybersecurity agency called the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center to centralize cyberthreat intelligence from around the government, the Washington Post reports.

White House releases interim report on big data and privacy, civil rights coalition approves

Last week, the White House released its interim progress report on its efforts to protect privacy in the big data era. Within that report is a list of key policy recommendations, some of which closely resemble the goals that civil rights organizations seek.

Hackers breach State Department's unclassified email system

The U.S. State Department's unclassified email system was breached by hackers at the same time that the White House network was breached, according to a report by Nextgov.

Report: Russian government hackers appear to be behind White House network hack

Russian government hackers appear to be behind a breach of the White House's computer networks, according to a report by The Washington Post.

White House launches special ops web fix team; British school children learn the art of cyber warfare; More

The top news stories for August 13, 2014.