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Articles tagged with: obama administration

Obama’s Chief Information Officer Steps Down

Vivek Kundra, the first person ever appointed as Chief Information Officer by a president has just put in his resignation. Kundra will be leaving the Obama administration in August, and although President Obama has stated that he will replace Kundra, we do not have a list of potential contenders.

During his three year stay, Kundra’s job was to improve communications between the American people, expand the adoption of cloud-based systems (seems to have worked), and oversee the government’s technical operations as a monetary and security watchdog.

Obama Calls For Data Privacy Law

According to IT World, the Obama Administration is backing a new data privacy bill or rights that will protect consumers against online tracking and data collection by advertisers.

The White House stated that they wanted to enact legislation by offering “baseline consumer data privacy protections,” during a testimony given by Lawrence Strickling of the Senate Committee on Commerce Science and Transportation.