Federal Drive Interviews — Jan. 16, 2013

This is the Federal Drive 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:


Cindy Auten
general manager
Telework Exchange

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More than half of federal employees using smartphones today are bringing their own device. Still, some agencies have left themselves open to security breaches because they haven’t implemented a BYOD policy. The 2013 Digital Dilemma Report, released today by the Telework Exchange, surveyed more than 300 mobile feds to understand their habits and how they stack up with Digital Government Strategy and BYOD polices.

Robert Khuzami
enforcement director
Securities and Exchange Commission

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The Securities and Exchange Commission’s top enforcer is stepping down. Robert Khuzami joined the SEC four years ago. He quickly applied the skills he had honed as a top prosecutor to banks that contributed to the financial crisis. He has launched a record number of enforcement actions, nearly 1,500 in the past two years alone.

Pete Schroeder
staff writer
The Hill newspaper

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House Republicans are headed to their annual retreat in Williamsburg, Va., today, and at the top of their to-do list? Coming up with a united strategy for the coming debt-ceiling showdown.


DoD Report

Cybersecurity Update