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Federal Drive Show Blog - October 30, 2013
Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 10:20am EDT
USA Cyber Warrior Scholarship
In this sluggish economy, cybersecurity is one field where employers say they just don't have enough people. The military has too many people. Many service members are leaving and wondering about their next move. Now, two organizations with a lot at stake in the cyber industry have teamed up to give veterans the skills they need. Brian Eighmey is a recipient of the USA Cyber Warrior scholarship, funded by the professional organization (ISC)2 and Booz Allen Hamilton.
Sandia National Laboratories
The Obama Administration wants fewer but better nuclear weapons. It has an ambitious, multi-billion dollar, multi-year plan to modernize its arsenal. Considering the controversy over the weapons and the federal budget, the plan has gotten a lukewarm reception from Congress, which held a hearing yesterday. Paul Hommert, director of Sandia National Laboratories has some insight. Whatever leaders decide, Sandia will play a key role in the outcome, as it has in the past.
Acting Director for Homeland Security and Justice Issues
Government Accountability Office
Stop. Look around you. Do you know where the nearest emergency exit is? The Government Accountability Office visited 20 federal facilities to find out how prepared employees were for an emergency. Joe Kirschbaum is acting director for Homeland Security and Justice Issues at the Government Accountability Office.
Federal News Radio
The Affordable Care Act will benefit many, but it could also hurt thousands. As many as 250,000 federal and postal employees currently don't have health insurance under the Federal Employee Health Benefits Plan (FEHBP). By the beginning of the year they could be penalized. Federal News Radio's Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has more on what he calls "the young, immortal and uninsured."
Federal News Radio
Federal Chief Information Officer Steve VanRoekel is looking on the sunny side of the HealthCare.gov situation. He says the website problems offer a "teachable moment" for those who work in federal IT. Federal News Radio's Jason Miller has details.