Federal News Countdown: Deficit projections, cyberattacks, DoD furlough days

Today’s guests on the Federal News Countdown:

  • Dan Blair, president and CEO, National Academy of Public Administration
  • Dale Meyerrose, president, MeyerRose Group

Dan Blair’s stories

#3 CBO sees brighter economy with budget deficit to plunge to $642 billion this year (The Washington Post)

#2 DOD poised to trim furlough days, add exemptions (Yahoo! News)


#1 Greeks avoided taxes to the tune of 55 billion euros (The Economic Times)

Dale Meyerrose’s stories

#3 Federal CIOs Identify Budget-Cut Risks (Information Week Government

#2 Stunned by $45M cyberheist, banks have limited options for trying to recover money (ABA Journal)

#1 Cyberattacks Against U.S. Corporations Are on the Rise (New York Times)