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Jason Matheny, former director of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, will assume the dual role of president and CEO at RAND Corp. on July 5. He will succeed Michael Rich, who has been at the helm of the Santa Monica, California-based policy think tank since 2011, RAND said Tuesday. “Jason has long respected RAND’s...

The Office of the National Cyber Director has announced the appointment of cybersecurity leaders Kemba Walden, Neal Higgins and Rob Knake to help Chris DeRusha, federal chief information security officer and deputy national cyber director for federal cybersecurity, meet ONCD’s mission to protect U.S. citizens in cyberspace and enable them to benef...

The Department of the Treasury’s office of foreign assets control issued guidance in October to promote compliance with sanctions requirements and due diligence best practices in the virtual currency industry. OFAC said technology companies, miners, wallet providers, exchangers, administrators and other operators in the virtual currency industry p...

Luciana Borio, a specialist in medical and public health, has been appointed to the board of trustees at Noblis. She develops new investment opportunities in the areas of clinical trials, biologics manufacturing and novel therapies as a venture partner for ARCH Venture Partners, Noblis said Monday. Michael Chertoff, chairman of Noblis’ board o...

Anne Neuberger, deputy national security adviser for cyber and emerging technology at the White House National Security Council and a 2021 Wash100 Award winner, met with the National Association of Attorneys General on Thursday and outlined the four lines of effort of the Biden administration’s ransomware strategy. The White House said Friday the ...

Faryar Shirzad, most recently global co-head of the office of government affairs at Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS), has joined Coinbase Global (Nasdaq: COIN) as chief policy officer. He will engage with regulators, lawmakers and other policymakers to address issues surrounding the  cryptoeconomy and realize its full potential, Coinbase said Monday. S...

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce that William Burns, director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), has received a 2021 Wash100 Award for driving national security strategies and defense, developing technology solutions and promoting workforce initiatives. This marks Burns’ first Wash100 Award. In Feb. 2021, the Senate Intelligence Comm...

President Joe Biden has nominated Christine Wormuth, director of the RAND Corp.’s International Security and Defense Policy Center, as secretary of the U.S. Army. Wormuth served as the Department of Defense’s undersecretary for policy during the Obama administration where she helped inform the defense secretary’s decisions on national...