Imitating the FedRAMP model is one recommendation from a group of IT leaders working on security issues all over government. Those leaders say a model like FedRAMP should be available for not just cloud security, but all kinds of hardware and applications. Dave McClure, associate administrator at the General Services Administration’s Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, joins In Depth to discuss expanding the accreditation process.
Legal trouble from the WARN Act is a risk if your customer cuts your contract because of tight budgets. But some careful planning can help you avoid the risk altogether. Matt Keiser, counsel at Arnold and Porter, joins In Depth to discuss what contractors need to know about the WARN Act.
Lisa Rosenberg Government Affairs Consultant Sunlight Foundation
Your personal financial information shouldn’t go online for your neighbors to see. The National Academy of Public Administration says online publication of federal employee finances puts agencies — and employees — at risk. Lisa Rosenberg is government affairs consultant at the Sunlight Foundation, joins In Depth to discuss her group’s reaction to the report.
Bill Bransford General Counsel Senior Executives Association
Putting your personal financial information online could become a national security risk, according to the National Academy of Public Administration. Congress tasked NAPA with examining parts of the STOCK Act that could affect Senior Executive Service members. Bill Bransford, general counsel for the Senior Executives Association, joins In Depth to discuss what happens next.
No more furloughs for some civilian employees at the Defense Department. Eight days are cut from the overall civilian employee furlough plan. At least 10 percent of the civilian workforce might have a full exemption. Gordon Adams, professor of International Relations at American University’s School of International Service and a distinguished fellow at the Stimson Center, joins In Depth with more.
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.