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Faryar Shirzad Named Coinbase Chief Policy OfficerExecutive Moves

Faryar Shirzad Named Coinbase Chief Policy Officer

Faryar Shirzad, most recently global co-head of the office of government affairs at Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS), has joined Coinbase
White House Seeks to Strengthen US Cybersecurity With New Executive OrderNews

White House Seeks to Strengthen US Cybersecurity With New Executive Order

President Joe Biden has signed an executive order to protect federal networks from cyber threats and improve U.S. cybersecurity in
Former Army Assistant Secretary Heidi Shyu Nominated to Oversee DOD’s Research, EngineeringExecutive Moves

Former Army Assistant Secretary Heidi Shyu Nominated to Oversee DOD’s Research, Engineering

President Joe Biden has nominated Heidi Shyu, who was the U.S. Army’s assistant secretary for acquisition, logistics and technology from
Biden Nominates Frank Kendall, Gina Ortiz Jones for Air Force Secretary, Undersecretary RolesExecutive Moves

Biden Nominates Frank Kendall, Gina Ortiz Jones for Air Force Secretary, Undersecretary Roles

President Joe Biden has nominated national security veterans Frank Kendall and Gina Ortiz Jones to serve as secretary and undersecretary
Executive Order Requires $15 Minimum Wage for Federal Contract WorkersNews

Executive Order Requires $15 Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers

The White House has issued an executive order that will direct government contractors to increase the minimum wage of employees
US, UAE Poised to Advance $23B F-35, Drone SaleContract Awards

US, UAE Poised to Advance $23B F-35, Drone Sale

The White House is looking to proceed with an estimated $23 billion foreign military sale of F-35 aircraft and drones
President Biden Taps RAND Exec Christine Wormuth for Army SecretaryExecutive Moves

President Biden Taps RAND Exec Christine Wormuth for Army Secretary

President Joe Biden has nominated Christine Wormuth, director of the RAND Corp.’s International Security and Defense Policy Center, as secretary of
Biden to Nominate Jen Easterly as CISA Lead, Chris Inglis as First National Cyber DirectorExecutive Moves

Biden to Nominate Jen Easterly as CISA Lead, Chris Inglis as First National Cyber Director

Jen Easterly, who served senior counterterrorism and cybersecurity role at the National Security Agency, is expected to be nominated by
Report: White House to Propose $715B for FY 2022 Defense BudgetNews

Report: White House to Propose $715B for FY 2022 Defense Budget

The White House plans to introduce a $715 billion budget proposal for the Department of Defense for fiscal year 2022,
Sean Plankey Named DataRobot Cyber Missions DirectorExecutive Moves

Sean Plankey Named DataRobot Cyber Missions Director

Sean Plankey, a cybersecurity and government veteran, has been appointed director of cyber missions at enterprise artificial intelligence company DataRobot.