Knowing what the biggest cybersecurity challenges could be next year could help you prepare for them. Researchers at Georgia Tech found four threats that stand above the rest in potential danger to our computer systems.
Paul Royal, a research scientist in the College of Computing at Georgia Tech and associate director of the Georgia Tech Information Security Center, joins In Depth to discuss the cyber threats everyone will be talking about in 2013.
Presidential Policy Directive 20 is the secret cybersecurity doctrine document that the White House updated in October. Last week, we spoke with Jim Lewis of the Center for Strategic and International Studies about what we know so far about its goals.
Now the question is what this means for the Defense Department. Retired Marine Brig. Gen. David Reist, the vice president of strategy and planning at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, joins In Depth to discuss what the directive means for the Defense Department.
About one in 12 service members returning from the battlefield need medication to help with their physical and mental transition. But a recent report from the Government Accountability Office found that the Defense Department does not have a formal policy for transitioning service members’ medication needs when they switch to Veterans Affairs medical care.
Debra Draper, director of health care issues at GAO, joins In Depth to discuss ways to smooth the transition.
As the swath of destruction of Superstorm Sandy in the Northeast was becoming fully known, Office of Personnel Management Director John Berry allowed for special solicitation of federal employees at the workplace to support charities working with victims of the storm. But time is running out if you want to take part. Federal News Radio’s Jared Serbu spoke with Keith Willingham, the director of the Combined Federal Campaign to see how the direct donations vary from CFC donations.
Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 4-7 p.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC metro area and online everywhere. Francis has covered all three branches of the federal government as a broadcast journalist since 1998. He joined Federal News Radio in 2006 as the producer and news anchor of the station’s morning drive program, the Federal Drive. He launched In Depth in 2008 as a daily show focused on connecting federal executives to the information they need to do their jobs better.