This year is the 10th anniversary of the Maritime Transportation Security Act. It’s just one piece of legislation that some observers say could use an update.
Retired Adm. Jamie Barnett, the senior vice president of academic programs and research at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, joins In Depth to discuss how the maritime security law has affected global and domestic maritime safety over the past 10 years and why it needs an update.
Tom Shoop — Editor-in-chief, Government Executive
The government will reopen Wednesday for the first time since Sandy hit the D.C. area. And people are already starting to review and analyze the federal government’s response.
Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief of Government Executive, joins In Depth to discuss the federal response to the storm — and the public’s perception of it.
Guy Timberlake — Co-founder and Chief Visionary Officer, American Small Business Coalition
Two days off from work for a federal employee can be a blessing in disguise. Two days off from work for a small contractor can be more devastating than the hurricane was.
Guy Timberlake, the co-founder and chief visionary officer of The American Small Business Coalition, joins In Depth to discuss what the down time means for the small business bottom line.
Mark Forman — Former E-Gov Administrator, Office of Management and Budget
You’re headed back to the office tomorrow — unless you’re teleworking — but the bad guys haven’t stopped trying to get into your network. A strategy to get back on track will help you catch up faster.
Mark Forman, the former E-Gov administrator at the Office of Management and Budget and now the director of EZ Grant Filing, joins In Depth to discuss the steps agency IT officials should take as they return to work.
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