Presidential Transition

Biden to Elevate Top Science Adviser 

The Biden-Harris administration announced a slew of new science- and cybersecurity-related appointments over the weekend.

Presidential Transition Means CIO Turnover At Some Agencies, Too

Come inauguration, nearly a third of department-level CIO positions will need new occupants.

Roper Makes His Pitch To Biden Team: ‘I Want to Be Part of the China Fight’

The Air Force acquisition chief says he keeps politics out of his work at the Pentagon — and that the U.S. will lose against China without agility.

Biden-Harris Admin Proposes $10B in New IT and Cyber Funding for Federal Agencies

The administration wants to add $9 billion to the Technology Modernization Fund and give CISA a boost.

Biden Team Snatches NSA Cyber Chief for White House Role 

Anne Neuberger aimed to share more information about cybersecurity vulnerabilities with the public.

FBI Opens 160 Cases on Capitol Riot with More Expected

The bureau is combing through more than 100,000 pieces of digital media and expects to open more cases for a range of crimes including murder, sedition and theft of national security information.

What Democratic Control of Government Could Mean for Biden’s Tech Policies 

Though the margins are tight, the incoming president may nominate more progressive candidates for certain positions, experts say.

Lawmaker Urges Tech Companies to Save Posts, Metadata From Jan. 6 Insurrection

Sen. Mark Warner sent letters to 11 wireless communication and social media companies asking them to get ready to hand over content for legal proceedings.

Capitol Riot Opens Congress to Potential IT Compromise

Experts weigh in on the IT security implications after violent rioters stormed Congressional offices, gaining access to unsecured computers and stealing devices.

FBI Calls for Photos, Videos of Insurrectionists at the Capitol

The Department of Justice said some participants will be charged in connection with the riots.

Trump’s Internet Is Celebrating

The movement behind today’s attempted coup delivered exactly what it has promised for months on social media.

OPM Failed to Issue Guidance for D.C. Federal Workers During Insurrection

There was substantial warning ahead of the arrival of the group that violently stormed the U.S. Capitol seeking to overturn the results of the presidential election.

Capitol Rioters Planned for Weeks in Plain Sight. The Police Weren’t Ready.

Insurrectionists made no effort to hide their intentions, but law enforcement protecting Congress was caught flat-footed.

Twitter, Facebook Temporarily Block Trump’s Accounts

Tech executives also called for Congress to move forward with certifying the election.