Federal News Countdown: Cuts for Pentagon brass, NSA's 'collect it all' passion

Friday - 7/19/2013, 7:29pm EDT

Federal News Countdown

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Today's guests on the Federal News Countdown:

  • Frank Reeder, director of the Center for Internet Security at the National Academy of Public Administration

  • Jeff Koch, former Office of Management and Budget official and Hill staff member

Frank Reeder's stories

#3 At Commerce Dept., false alarm on cyberattack cost almost $3 million (Washington Post)

#2 For NSA chief, terrorist threat drives passion to ‘collect it all,' observers say (Washington Post)

#1 Hagel orders 20 percent cut in Pentagon top brass, senior civilians (Washington Post)


Jeff Koch's stories

#3 Lawmakers target government waste and inefficiency in slew of new bills (Federal News Radio)

#2 House again aims to merge E-Gov funding (Federal News Radio)

#1 NIST proposes first federally funded cyber research center (Federal News Radio