In Depth interviews – November 29

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 guest:

Rep. Todd Platts (R-Penn.)


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You and your colleagues have some protections now, that you didn’t have before, if you blow the whistle at your agency. The legislation President Barack Obama signed this week was 13 years in the making.

One of the members of Congress behind the legislation is Rep. Todd Platts (R-Penn.). He joins In Depth to discuss the reason for the legislation.

Pennsylvania Republican Todd Platts. He says in our Congressional Spotlight, the reason for the legislation is simple.

President signs whistle-blower bill for US workers (related story)

Also on the show:

Ask the CIO: New contracts set EPA’s roadmap toward IT centralization

Pentagon Solutions: Sequestration becoming likely scenario

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

NSF seeks comments on R&D program with private sector (Cryptome)

DOD on target with data center consolidation (FCW)