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.
RALEIGH/COLUMBUS, Oh. Between 2000 and 2015, poison control centers in the United States received 188,468 calls about prescription opioid exposures in children and teens, a new study finds.That translates to roughly 11,700 calls per […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. businesses, particularly small ones, would reap big benefits if President Donald Trump’s plan to cut corporate tax rates becomes law, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Wednesday.”As an advocate for pro-growth […]
RALEIGH — A federal judge has granted a restraining order on Governor Roy Cooper’s attempts to amend the State Medicaid Plan in order to expand the government healthcare program under Obamacare. Republican leadership at the […]