In Depth interviews – November 14

This is the In Depth show blog. Here you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Today’s guests:

Michael NelsonReporter, Bloomberg Government


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Cloud computing may be about to hit a big roadblock in an unlikely venue — the Supreme Court.

Michael Nelson, a technology policy analyst for Bloomberg Government, joins In Depth to discuss why the outcome of a Supreme Court case — Clapper v. Amnesty International — is important to the future of cloud computing.

BGov: Future of Internet, Cloud in Supreme Court’s Hands (requires subscription)

Gary EngelDirector of Financial Management and Assurance, GAO

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As the national debt grows every year, the federal government owes more money to one of its largest creditors … the federal government.

Gary Engle, director of Financial Management and Assurance at the Government Accountability Office, joins In Depth to discuss GAO’s recent audit of the Bureau of Public Debt.

Also on the show:

DoD focuses on workforce in ‘Better Buying’ revamp

Agency of the Month: New marketing chief helps USPS practice what it preaches

Causey: Picking a federal health plan

In Depth brings you the latest cybersecurity and defense news. Below, find links to the stories mentioned.

The Alarming Trend of Cybersecurity Breaches and Failures in the U.S. Government Continues (Heritage Foundation)

Panetta nominates Dunford to head ISAF Forces (DoD release)

Government online surveillance on rise in murky legal environment (CSO Online)