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  • NASA's science priorities

    A conversation with Dr. Ellen Stofan on NASA’s key goals including education, promotion and evidence of life outside earth during The Business of Government Hour .

  • What can government contractors do to stop insider threats?

    Insider threats are potentially more damaging and difficult to prevent than other cyber security risks but government contractors are finding ways to address these challenges.

  • The password is dead

    Learn how the derived credentials solution for card based authentication can be implemented in 6 easy steps.

  • The Roadmap to Windows 10

    Government and industry experts navigate the impending upgrade of Microsoft Windows machines.

  • Conversation with author, Dr. Don Kettl

    What can government executives learn from the GAO’s high-risk list and more of your questions answered during The Business of Government Hour.

  • Sondra McCauley: How good is DHS’ own cybersecurity?

    How good is the Homeland Security Department’s own cybersecurity? The DHS inspector general took a look as called for by the Cybersecurity Act of 2015. Sondra McCauley, assistant inspector general for IT audits, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with all the findings.

  • Dan Waddell: Here’s a list of priorities for new federal CISO

    The Obama administration appointed a permanent chief information security officer, underscoring the importance of cybersecurity. Federal Drive with Tom Temin asked Dan Waddell, ISC Squared’s North American managing director, about a detailed list of suggested priorities for the federal CISO Greg Touhill the non-profit put together.

  • Heather Krause: Government spends $1 billion annually on PR

    The federal government spends about as much on public relations and advertising as it does on cell phone services – $1 billion a year. Plus, the number of public affairs employees shot up during the Obama administration. But the Government Accountability Office, which put together the figures, made no recommendations on this category of spend. Federal News Radio’s Eric White discussed these findings with Heather Krause, acting director of strategic issues at the GAO.

  • Zack Rosenburg: Government lacks disaster recovery strategy

    Even when the U.S. coastline dodged what could have been a much worse disaster, 22 people died when Hurricane Matthew brushed by. A decade after Katrina and a century after Galveston, Texas, the United States is still bad at disaster recovery, especially when it comes to housing. That’s according to Zack Rosenburg, the founder of non-profit SBP, who started his quest for better disaster planning after helping out in Saint Bernard parish in 2006. He joins the Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more.

  • Paul Brubaker: Getting government to embrace driverless cars

    Self-driving cars might be the way of the future. But the way the Transportation Department is regulating autonomous traffic means it could it could be a long way off. One proponent of driverless cars is Paul Brubaker, president and CEO of the Alliance for Transportation Innovation. He finds lots wrong with current policy and joins the Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more.

  • Joe Petrillo: Congress inaction on task order protests leaves questions unanswered

    Congress gives and it also takes away. On Sept. 30, it let expire a protest avenue for task orders larger than $10 million. Before then, contractors could have taken these protests to the GAO, like regular contract awards. So what happens next? For some insight, the Federal Drive with Tom Temin turns to Joseph Petrillo, procurement attorney with Petrillo and Powell.

  • A fed’s guide to the presidential candidates

    What might a Trump administration look like for federal managers? What would another Clinton in the Executive Office mean? Regardless of who wins the presidential election, by Nov. 9 the government workforce needs to be ready to go in any direction.

  • The good old days: When a COLA was a COLA

    Why are so many long-time feds and retirees longing for the good old days? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it was a time of double-digit cost-of-living adjustments.

  • TSA headquarters to reorganize, with new mission support chief as leader

    The Transportation Security Administration announced the second phase of its agency reorganization. A new chief of mission support will oversee TSA’s human capital management, acquisition, training and logistics.

  • Long-term commuters in voting squeeze

    The election is just around the corner and Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says by now most federal workers know who NOT to vote for.

  • 4 agencies made a lot of mistakes processing retirement claims last month

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is concerned about four agencies that had particularly high retirement processing error rates in September. The Social Security Administration and departments of Agriculture, Interior and Veterans Affairs topped the list. Congress now wants the Government Accountability Office to review the process that agencies and the Office of Personnel Management each use to review a retirement claim.

  • A return of the ‘minibus’ for 2017?

    An idea from House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to fund the government through a series of small “minibuses” based on some still-unfinished appropriations bills and the remaining agencies through a continuing resolution appears to be percolating again in Congress. See a breakdown of potential appropriations for fiscal 2017.

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