On Inauguration Day, Trump's energy agenda starts to unfold
A cavalcade of limousines and marchers is ready to usher Donald Trump to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. this afternoon as the 45th president, in a highly secured procession where every minute detail has been scoped and scripted. But the currents of energy and economic actions that will follow Trump's inauguration won't resemble today's clockwork plans, based on the new president's guerilla campaign tactics and the unpredictability of energy markets and politics, policy analysts say.
Trump taps Giuliani for role in combating cyberthreats
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani describes the national cybersecurity defense initiative he'll be handling for President-elect Donald Trump as a gathering of the best ideas from companies and U.S. allies and pitting them against the rapidly morphing threats from cyber adversaries.
DOE asks Trump to survey gas pipeline cyberthreats
The growing dependence of the U.S. electric power sector on gas-fired generation means that the security of the nation's gas pipeline network can no longer be taken for granted, a Department of Energy policy review has concluded.
DHS nominee wins bipartisan praise at confirmation hearing
John Kelly, secretary-designate of the Homeland Security Department, gave senators a glimpse of his reputation as a Marine general for "speaking truth to power" in several responses at his confirmation hearing yesterday on the cybersecurity and border issues facing the nation.
Trump to inherit the search for a cyberdefense policy
Using America's substantial cyber capabilities to strike back at Russia or other countries that hack into U.S. infrastructure could dramatically escalate international tensions and increase risks for the nation's vast internet-based economy, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper Jr. told Congress yesterday.