Reporters' Roundup: shutdown winners and losers, cyber strategy

Friday - 4/15/2011, 7:29pm EDT

Mike Causey, senior correspondent, Federal News Radio

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Jared Serbu, Reporter, Federal News Radio

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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

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These are the stories Federal News Radio reporters are working on today.

  • As your memory of the "shutdown that wasn't" fades away, and people are making their "winners and losers" list, one of my colleagues is squarely in the "winner" category. Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey is writing about his winning strategy in his column today.

  • As it did with GPS, the Internet and a host of other technologies, the government is taking its experience with technology to the commercial marketplace. Several agencies are leading an effort to bring together experts to make passwords a thing of the past in the commercial world. Federal News Radio's Jason Miller joins us with details on the final strategy and what the government's role will be in helping it take hold.

  • More than a thousand workers have already moved in to the Defense Information Systems Agency's new headquarters campus. But what's a new, multimillion dollar facility without an official ribbon cutting? The IT agency opened its doors for the ceremony at its new office complex at Fort Meade, Maryland today. More from Federal News Radio's Jared Serbu.