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Office of the National Cyber Director hires Microsoft exec, CIA official

by Suzanne Smalley

The Office of the National Cyber Director has hired several new staffers to strengthen its ability to fight significant hacks and coordinate how the U.S. responds to them.

Software vulnerability disclosures by NSA will continue under Trump, officials say

by Chris Bing

The disclosure process currently followed by federal agencies — which guides exactly how and when the government should tell tech firms about flawed computer code they find — is in no immediate danger of termination under the Trump administration, current and former U.S. officials said.

U.S. urged to be more transparent about zero-days

by Chris Bing

The Department of Homeland Security, not the NSA, should be in charge of deciding whether and when the U.S. government discloses new software vulnerabilities its researchers find, two former senior White House cybersecurity staffers Ari Schwartz and Rob Knake write in a study for Harvard's Belfer Center