In Depth interviews - Feb. 13

Wednesday - 2/13/2013, 7:23pm EST

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:

Alfred Rivera
Principal Director of Enterprise Services
Defense Information Systems Agency

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Sharing information and the tools to do it are lining up the Defense Information Systems Agency for some recognition. DISA is a finalist for an Excellence.gov award from the American Council for Technology - Industry Advisory Council for the program Defense Connect Online.

David Hawkings
Editor
CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing

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President Barack Obama's State of the Union address is behind us now. But some federal agencies will have more on their plates if his ideas become reality. David Hawkings, editor of the CQ Roll Call Daily Briefing, joins In Depth to discuss the policy proposals the President laid out.

Obama calls on Congress to stop sequestration, pass cyber bill (related story)

Ron Marks
Senior Fellow
George Washington University's Homeland Security Policy Institute

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The new executive order on cybersecurity moves the government one step closer to better cyber defenses. Ron Marks, a senior fellow at George Washington University's Homeland Security Policy Institute, joins In Depth to share his take on the new cyber order.

White House issues cyber executive order, giving NIST, DHS lead roles (related story)

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

Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.)
Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

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Last month, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee reorganized to make way for a new subcommittee tasked with oversight of government operations. Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.), the chairman of the subcommittee, joins In Depth to discuss

Larry Clinton
President and CEO
Internet Security Alliance

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The whole point of the new executive order on cybersecurity is to protect the nation's critical infrastructure. The finalized version is out, and now it's the private sector's turn to weigh in. Larry Clinton, president and CEO of the Internet Security Alliance, joins In Depth to discuss how industry views the new order.

White House issues cyber executive order, giving NIST, DHS lead roles (related story)

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