The transition from a compliance environment to a continuous diagnotics and mitigation environment is underway across government. The Office of Management and Budget is pushing your agency toward getting rid of three ring binders full of cyber reports and moving toward a continuous awareness of the cyber landscape. The outlook for the coming year in continuous diagnotics and mitigation was the subject of the discussion at Friday’s morning AFCEA Bethesda breakfast. Don Matheson, deputy executive director for the Enterprise Data Management and Engineering Directorate at Customs and Border Protection, moderated the discussion.
Tom Shoop Editor in Chief Goverment Executive Magazine
The Obama Administration’s fiscal 2015 budget proposal includes a plan to “create a 21st century government.” It asks Congress for more authority to reorganize agencies, recruit top talent, and enhance Defense Department procurement reforms. Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief of Government Executive magazine, joins In Depth with more.
The Defense budget is a complex beast even in the best of years. But as DoD comptroller Bob Hale put it earlier this week, this year’s edition of the Pentagon budget proposal has some “special features” that make even the basic top line numbers tricky to pull apart. Federal News Radio’s Jared Serbu joins In Depth with a preview of his “Inside the Reporter’s Notebook” feature.
Mike Causey Senior Correspondent Federal News Radio
The 2015 budget request is making federal employees, unions and other groups happy for what it doesn’t include. It doesn’t have the chained CPI. It doesn’t have an increase in your pension contribution — or your health insurance premium percentage. Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey 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.