The part of the STOCK Act that would require Senior Executive Service members to post personal financial information online is on hold, for now. Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) sponsored the revision to the act, which President Obama signed Friday.
Rep. Moran joins In Depth to discuss why he sponsored the add-on to the bill and plans for a long-term fix.
Mike Jacobs was the first information assurance director at the National Security Agency, and he’s now the’s chairman of the National Cyber Security Hall of Fame.
Jacobs discusses the process for nomination and some of the noteworthy recipients.
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Cary Russell — Acting Director for Defense Capabilities and Management Issues, Government Accountability Office
The Defense Department has a central policy that helps branches decide how to use their own camouflage uniforms. But guidance shortfalls have led to wasted budgets and uniform replacements, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.
Cary Russell, the acting director for defense capabilities and management issues at GAO, discusses the report’s findings.
Alan Paller — Director of Research, SANS Institute
The White House Military Office confirmed its system was breached in early September by Chinese computer servers, following news reports late Sunday. Among other duties, the WHMO is the network some of the country’s nuclear strategic commands.
Alan Paller, the director of research at the SANS Institute, joins In Depth to discuss whether this latest eyebrow-raising hacking incident will spur more action on federal cybersecurity.