In Depth interviews - October 12

Friday - 10/12/2012, 6:37pm EDT

This is the In Depth 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:

Amb. David SmithCyber Center Director, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's declaration that the United States is ready to respond to cyber attacks is raising eyebrows around Washington, and around the world.

Ambassador David Smith, the director of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' Cyber Center, joins In Depth to discuss Panetta's remarks.

DoD will respond to destructive cyber attacks, Panetta warns (related story)



Tim McManusVice President for Education and Outreach, Partnership for Public Service

The new fiscal year is still in its very early stages, and it's a great time to revisit how you work with, and lead, your team.

Tim McManus, the vice president for education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, joins In Depth to discuss how federal managers can best deliver feedback and coach their employees for success.



Dale MeyerrosePresident of the MeyerRose Group

The Defense Department is officially taking a stand against cyberattacks. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says malware attacks on Middle Eastern oil and gas companies could just as easily happen with our nation's critical infrastructure.

Dale Meyerrose, president of the MeyerRose Group, joins In Depth to discuss his take on Panetta's remarks.

DoD will respond to destructive cyber attacks, Panetta warns (related story)

This story is part of Federal News Radio's daily Cybersecurity Update. For more cybersecurity news, click here.


Tammy FlanaganSenior Benefits Director, National Institute for Transition Planning

Men and women are naturally very different creatures in many ways. Those difference can even extend to retirement options and how to plan, says Tammy Flanagan, the senior benefits director for the National Institute for Transition Planning.

Flanagan joins In Depth to discuss a recent study comparing and contrasting the differences between men and women in retirement planning.

Women's Issues (Tammy Flanagan's GovExec column)


Also on the show:

Federal News Countdown: STOCK Act delay and strategic sourcing

Mike Causey: Prudent cuts or bathroom roulette? New savings require careful aim

In Depth brings you the latest cybersecurity and defense news. Below, find links to the stories mentioned.

Defense Intel Agency Director Outlines Changes Under Way (American Forces Press Service)

SecNav Highlights Heritage and Warfighting in Birthday Message to the Fleet (Navy.mil)