Federal Drive Interviews — Feb. 21, 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:


Jim Fama
Vice President of Energy Delivery
Edison Electric Institute

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The latest presidential executive order tries to boost information sharing about cybersecurity threats. Sharing is to take place among government agencies and between the government and industry. To find out how the order is playing in industry, Federal Drive talks to Jim Fama, vice president for energy delivery at the Edison Electric Institute.

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Capt. Valerie Jensen
Associate Director of the Drug Shortage Program
Food and Drug Administration

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Imagine the panic if there’s a major health outbreak and just not enough medicine for everyone. Now the FDA wants the public’s help as it drafts a new strategy to combat drug shortages. Captain Valerie Jensen is associate director of the drug shortage program at FDA.

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DoD Report

Cybersecurity Update