Tom Temin

  • Downer cattle banned from food supply

    A loophole closes on the downer ban.

  • House joins Smart Contracting Caucus

    Members of the House of Representatives that are interested in contracting issues join the Smart Contracting Caucus. The group is starting a series of discussions about issues that are creating some challenges for acquisition managers.…

  • Talking with DHS’s CISO

    The big problem facing cyber security officials in the federal government isn’t viruses, or even hackers. The big problem these days — is phishing. Tom Temin is host of Federal Security Spotlight. His guest tomorrow…

  • Federal Security Spotlight preview

    FISMA, TIC and other components of the Cyber Initiative are in the spotlight on this week’s Federal Security Spotlight. This week, host Tom Temin traveled to the Department of Defense to talk with Brigadier General…

  • Federal CTO Chopra talks health IT

    The new federal chief technology officer, Aneesh Chopra, has a wide portfolio. Yesterday Chopra spoke at a conference on Health IT in Washington. Our own Tom Temin asked Mr. Chopra what his new role would…

  • FSS preview: Hackers at DHS

    What better way to secure your network than by tapping into the bad guy’s bag of tricks. The Department of Homeland Security is doing something sort of like that as we learn in this week’s…

  • Preview: Federal Security Spotlight on Supercomputing

    You’ve heard of “denial of service attacks.” Maybe you’ve heard of “botnet” attacks. We learn more about what they are and how to stop them in today’s Federal Security Spotlight preview with host Tom Temin.

  • Federal Security Spotlight preview

    In the past several weeks, there have been some high-profile departures from the federal government’s cyber-security ranks. This week’s Federal Security Spotlight guest is Jim Lewis of the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Host…

  • Getting schooled in cybersecurity

    Prof. Robert Young National Defense University August 20, 2009

  • Federal Security Spotlight preview

    Can you think like a hacker? That’s the subject of this week’s Federal Security Spotlight, which airs tomorrow at 10 a.m. Host Tom Temin Tom talked to Robert Young, an associate professor specializing in information…