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Researchers at the Center for Strategic and International Studies find trends toward more competition in Defense Department contracting between 1999 and 2010. The Washington think tank also found DoD also had increased the use of fixed price contracting.
President Barack Obama says the changes to his national security team are meant for guidance "through the difficult days ahead." CSIS's Anthony Cordesman takes a look at the new team and what they face.
China has bumped the United States as the most feared nation in cyberspace.
One DHS official said efforts to encourage collaboration between federal and local law enforcement agencies are off to a good start. But he said the full potential of fusion centers isn't being realized yet.
Obama administration falls short on cybersecurity, CSIS report says
Two years ago cybersecurity was not a major issue for public policy. It's more so now, but Harry Raduegue says there's a long way to go.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates said last week that he wants to increase health insurance premiums for working-age military retirees by a "modest" amount to take pressure off of DoD's ballooning health care budget. Groups that represent retirees say Gates' past proposals for TRICARE hikes have been anything but modest.
Tags: DoD , pay and benefits , Congress , Robert Gates , budget , TRICARE , Military Officers Association of America , The Retired Enlisted Association , Cathy Beasley , Deirdre Holleman , Maren Leed , Jared Serbu
Defense Secretary Robert Gates was expected to spend the morning detailing for members of Congress his internal cost-cutting measures, which he said in August would save the department $100 billion over five years. Analysts said the effort was intended to preempt any budget cuts that Congress might force on the department.
Security community urges lawmakers to consider feedback regarding how to solve federal human capital crisis in cybersecurity. ISC's Hord Tipton gives us details on a new poll.