WASHINGTON, D.C. The White House on Thursday is expected to announce retired U.S. Air Force Brigadier General Gregory Touhill as the government’s first federal cyber security chief, a position intended to improve defenses against hackers, according to a government statement seen by Reuters.Touhill’s job will be to protect government networks and critical infrastructure from cyber threats as federal chief information security officer, according to the announcement.He is currently a deputy assistant secretary for cyber security and communications at the Department of Homeland Security.Touhill will begin his new role later this month, a source familiar with the matter said.Grant Schneider, who is the director of cyber security policy at the White House’s National Security Council, would be named acting deputy to Touhill, according to the announcement.
CHARLOTTE Friday marked the last day that individuals in Mecklenburg County could file official paperwork to run for elected office, revealing the final slate of candidates challenging incumbent Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts this fall.While […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. A new veterans’ medical facility could be coming to North Carolina’s capital city. Sens. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) introduced on Wednesday the Providing Veterans Overdue Care Act that includes […]
PHOENIX U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump vowed on Wednesday that anyone who is in the United States illegally would be subject to deportation if he is elected, sticking with his hardline position after […]