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NTSB constructing the proper foundation for digital transformation – FederalNewsRadio.com

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

When Angel Santa moved to the National Transportation Safety Board from the Justice Department about a year ago, he felt like he was going back in time. Santa had spent much of the previous seven years modernizing and digitally transforming the Office of Justice Programs. Now walking into NTSB, Santa saw many of the same IT challenges he faced at OJP in 2010. Santa, the chief information officer of the…

Traveling? How To Keep Homeland Security Away From Your (Real) Cell Phone – Forbes

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

Shutterstock Imagine you’re about to get on a flight to New Orleans to see your sweetie. You’re in line dreaming of jazz, beignets and jambalaya when you’re pulled aside by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agent. He wants your cell phone – no, not just your cell phone, your password!  He wants you to unlock your cell phone so he can rummage around in it. He spies your…

AP FACT CHECK: US anti-missile system in S. Korea has limits – Washington Post

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea — Neat certainties are rare in the North Korean nuclear crisis, which for decades has simmered and occasionally boiled over, without resolution. So it was jarring to see the absolute confidence with which America’s top Pacific commander described the ability of a contentious U.S. missile defense system, scheduled to be up and running in days in South Korea, to shoot down North Korean missiles. “If it flies,…

Trump on presidency: ‘I thought it would be easier’ – New York Daily News

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

As his 100-day mark in office approaches, President Trump admitted Thursday that his new job isn’t quite all it’s cracked up to be. “I thought it would be easier,” Trump said in a wide-ranging interview with Reuters that covered a variety of topics, such as his longing for life prior to the presidency as a business mogul and the possibility of a government shutdown. The former billionaire…

Trump has signed more bills in 100 days than any president since Truman, Spicer says – PolitiFact

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

Counting the number of laws he’s signed, President Donald Trump has been more productive in his first 100 days than any president since Harry Truman, according to press secretary Sean Spicer. “Despite the historic obstruction by Senate Democrats, he’s worked with Congress to pass more legislation in his first 100 days than any president since Truman, and these bills deliver on some of his most significant promises to…