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  • Open for Business: The State of the Government Cloud

    This panel will discuss government’s challenges and concerns when planning a cloud deployment from security, software development, managing virtualization, and load balancing.

  • Disaster Resilience for America

    On this edition of “Disaster Relief for America”, hosts Tim Karney and Tom Moran interview Eric Epley, the Executive Director of the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council for Trauma.

  • Today’s Cybersecurity and Rapid Response

    Industry expert Matt McCormack, former CISO at IRS and the Defense Intelligence Agency and now Chief Technology Officer of RSA’s Global Public Sector gives Director of Custom Media Jason Fornicola an overview of how organizations can rapidly respond to a data breach.

  • In Focus: Two Factor Authentication

    Jason Fornicola speaks with key stakeholders to better understand the opportunities and challenges of two-factor authentication.

  • Digital Transformation in Government

    Federal News Radio's Custom Media Director Jason Fornicola sits down with Mike Maiorana, the SVP of Public Sector Sales for Verizon Enterprise Solutions, and George Fischer, the SVP of Global Sales for Verizon Enterprise Solutions to address the evolving government technology landscape.

  • Executive Conversation: IT Trends in Government

    Evergreen ITS President Terrance Martin joined WTOP & Federal News Radio Custom Media Director Jason Fornicola for a discussion on IT trends in the federal government.

  • Jacques Gansler: Making Defense acquisition reform a reality

    The Department of Defense has pursued acquisition reform for decades in an effort to address persistent cost and schedule growth across major programs. Now, six former defense officials at the University of Maryland have a long list of recommendations for how the department can finally achieve it. Jacques Gansler, former under secretary of Defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, chaired this recent work. He sat down with the Federal Drive with Tom Temin for a four-part interview on the report. Gansler says the group looked at the acquisition process in a holistic way.

  • Greg Wilshusen: Agencies make little progress protecting their data and networks

    Agencies have made little progress over the last two years protecting their data and computer networks. That’s according to a new Government Accountability Office report reviewing 24 agencies’ implementation of the Federal Information Security Management Act. GAO finds most agencies still struggle with access control, configuration management, segregating IT responsibilities away from a single systems administrator. Greg Wilshusen is the director of information security issues at GAO. He joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more.

  • Nolan Jones: Agencies experiment with wearable technology

    From the FitBit, to the Apple Watch, to Google Glass, wearable technology is getting a lot of hype as perhaps the next IT frontier. But it’s not just the private sector that should keep an eye on these devices. Some state and local governments are beginning to experiment with them. Even federal agencies are beginning to think about how they might fit with their missions. Nolan Jones is director of innovation at NIC Inc., a company that works on eGovernment services for state and federal agencies. He joins the Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss the role wearable technology can serve in government.

  • Andrew Hunter: NDAA a bigger deal than usual

    The Senate will begin debate on this year’s National Defense Authorization Act this week. Bloomberg reports a cloture vote is likely tomorrow, with a vote on approval after that. The House passed the conference report on the NDAA 270 to 156 Thursday. Andrew Hunter, senior fellow in the International Security Program and director of the Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, told In Depth with Francis Rose the NDAA is a big deal every year, but this year it’s even bigger.

  • Phaedra Chrousos: GSA aims to make Schedule 70 easier

    The effort to revamp the General Services Administration’s Schedule 70 isn’t only happening in the Federal Acquisition Service. The agency’s customer service team is working with FAS to make Schedule 70 easier to use and easier for vendors to access. It’s one of a number of customer service initiatives at GSA. Phaedra Chrousos, chief customer officer at GSA, is the first person to hold that job at the agency. She tells In Depth with Frances Rose the history of the job and what she’s doing with it.

  • Beryl Davis: GAO unable to determine full extent of improper payments

    An effort to cut improper payments from the Obama administration hasn’t worked the way the White House wanted. Comptroller General of the United States Gene Dodaro told the Senate Finance Committee improper federal payments increased by almost 20 percent in 2014. Beryl Davis, director of financial management and assurance issues at the Government Accountaibility Office, told In Depth with Francis Rose that GAO has been unable to determine the the full extent of improper payments.

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