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Caitlin Fairchild

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Caitlin Fairchild
Caitlin Fairchild joined Government Executive in summer 2011 as an editorial fellow, after graduating from the College of William & Mary, where she spent four years writing for the student newspaper, The Flat Hat. In March 2012, she was hired full time as a web producer. She has completed internships at Washingtonian Magazine and at the public affairs office of Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas.
Cybersecurity

Symantec Fighting Copycat Election Websites

The company wants to catch fake websites before they make off with your personal information.

Cybersecurity

Facebook Introduces Bug Bounty Program For Third-Party Apps

The company will accept reports discovered from passive viewing only.

Data

As Google Plans To Re-Enter China, Lawmakers Have Concerns

The tech giant originally left China eight years ago due to censorship concerns.

Cybersecurity

Facebook Makes Election Security Promises

CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote a lengthy blog post making some lofty promises.

Data

Google's Location Tracking Is Under Investigation

Arizona has its eye on the tech giant and could be imposing fines.

Data

Apple Building Portal For Law Enforcement Data Requests

The company will also build a digital forensics training program.

Cybersecurity

Google Chrome Update Helps You Stop Reusing Passwords

It's time to stop committing one of the deadliest security sins.

Cybersecurity

Hey Tech Support Scams, Google Is On To You

The tech giant is taking action against this common scheme.