Working with the private sector is extremely important for most federal agencies, especially where security is concerned. The Department of Homeland Security hopes to lead the way in building partnerships. Douglas Smith is the new Assistant Secretary for the Private Sector Office at the Department of Homeland Security. He joins us to discuss his office’s role and what other agencies can learn about working with business.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.