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Politico:
Trump voter-fraud panel's data request made to all states is a gold mine for hackers, say infosec experts; 20+ states refuse, including Mississippi and Virginia   —  Cybersecurity specialists are warning that President Donald Trump's voter-fraud commission may unintentionally expose voter data …
Jul 1, 2017, 9:15 PMIn context
Ben Schreckinger / Politico:
Experts detail how Russia is targeting US military personnel and veterans via a multi-pronged cyber espionage campaign involving phishing, catfishing, and more   —  With hacks, pro-Putin trolls and fake news, the Kremlin is ratcheting up its efforts to turn American servicemembers and veterans into a fifth column.
Jun 17, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Joe Pompeo / Politico:
Greg Gianforte, aka the Montana Slamma — An EIC for Apple News — No Murdoch pressure on Hannity   —  THE PRESS FREEDOM INCIDENT TRACKERS MUST REALLY BE WORKING OVERTIME THESE DAYS!  We shouldn't even joke, because there's nothing funny about this incident.
May 25, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Eric Geller / Politico:
Trump signs executive order for extensive review of US government's cybersecurity, but mostly maintains the cyber policy path set by last two administrations   —  President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a long-delayed cybersecurity executive order that is expected to launch sweeping reviews …
May 11, 2017, 7:05 PMIn context
Matthew Nussbaum / Politico:
Trump misses 90-day deadline to publish cybersecurity plan after alleged Russian hacking in 2016 election, and there is no evidence of anyone working on it   —  He pledged in January to quickly develop a program for countering hackers, but no one seems to know who's in charge of developing it or where it is.
Apr 20, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Politico:
Trump's advisers and career civil servants spawn encryption boom in Washington DC, as they try to conceal communications with employees and press   —  Both career employees and White House aides have taken steps to conceal their communications with colleagues or the news media.
Feb 27, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Eliana Johnson / Politico:
A look at Peter Thiel's deep involvement with the Trump transition, with associates from Thiel's firms helping staff agencies and a close aide appointed to NSC   —  Billionaire iconoclast Peter Thiel's fingerprints are all over the administration.  —  In early December, the name of a candidate …
Feb 26, 2017, 10:05 PMIn context
Politico:
Sources: White House Chief Digital Officer Gerrit Lansing out after failing FBI background check; one source says failure was due to investment issues   —  White House Chief Digital Officer Gerrit Lansing was among the six staffers who were dismissed from the White House last week after being unable …
Feb 22, 2017, 10:15 PMIn context
Li Zhou / Politico:
Republican Senator Jeff Flake plans to introduce resolution to roll back FCC's broadband privacy rules; sources say 12 co-sponsors were lined up as of last week   —  — Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) confirmed to Ashley on Wednesday that he plans to introduce a resolution that would roll …
Feb 15, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Politico:
Sources: President Trump will tap sitting GOP FCC commissioner Ajit Pai, a fierce critic of net neutrality, to lead the agency   —  President Donald Trump will tap Ajit Pai to lead the FCC in the new administration, elevating the sitting GOP commissioner to the top spot overseeing …
Jan 20, 2017, 1:10 PMIn context

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