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White House Releases VEP Charter, Increases Transparency of Cybersecurity DisclosuresNovember 16, 2017 Cybersecurity , Legislation , Privacy , security , white house
Today the White House released the Vulnerabilities Equities Policy and Process (VEP) Charter. The Charter establishes a Vulnerabilities Equities Review Board to oversee the government’s disclosure of vulnerabilities that are not publicly known in information technology products and systems. Public Knowledge commends the government for increasing the transparency of its approach to disclosing hardware and software vulnerabilities.Read More
President Issues Executive Order on Global Entrepreneurship to Promote Affordable Internet AccessJune 24, 2016 Affordable Broadband , Broadband , internet access , white house
Today, President Obama issued an Executive Order on global entrepreneurship, detailing the administration’s goals “designed to connect American and foreign entrepreneurs with the Federal Government and promote entrepreneurship across the United States and around the world.” The Executive Order also establishes that the Global Connect Initiative will focus on encouraging foreign countries to prioritize internet connectivity and digital literacy programs in developing nations.Read More