Federal News Countdown: New DHS contract standardizes cyber protections, DoD cuts force lower sights on drones

Two experts in the world of the federal government choose and rank the three news stories from the current week that they think are most important to people who work for the federal government. This discussion gives Federal employees and contractors a chance to hear what their peers are thinking about, talking about and dealing with.

Guests on the Federal News Countdown:

Dan Mintz’s stories:

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#3 Mobile apps are key to VA’s New Models of Care program (GCN)

#2 DHS to standardize cyber protections through new contract (Federal News Radio)

#1 Leadership of intell review group remains unclear (FCW)

Steve Bucci’s stories:

#3 Cuts Prompt DoD to Lower Sights on New Drones (Politico Pro)

#2 Preventing Future Snowdens (National Review)

Congress considers BRAC-like initiative for VA properties

#1 Cyber War Against the Media (Politico Pro)