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House panel revisits security problems with Federal Protective Service

The security of federal offices like yours is again being looked at on the Hill. Federal News Radio's Max Cacas spoke to Congressman Bennie Thompson of Mississippi - chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee.

Tags: security , FPS , Bennie Thompson , House Homeland Security Committee , Max Cacas

Tuesday - 11/17/2009, 06:51am EST

Homeland Security on a national mission

How to strengthen relationships, understanding and partnerships between the homeland's stakeholders.

Tags: contracting , public-private partnerships , Douglas Smith , Private Sector Office

Friday - 11/06/2009, 10:40am EST

Agency cybersecurity reporting to get makeover

OMB has launched new tool to automate FISMA reporting. This data will help populate a new cybersecurity dashboard, federal CIO Vivek Kundra says. OMB also wants to collect more specific data around how much and where agencies are spending money on IT security.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , security , Vivek Kundra , John Streufert , Tom Carper , OMB , State , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , NIST , CIO Council , metrics , FISMA , dashboard

Friday - 10/30/2009, 07:01am EDT

Does government hiring always need to be slow and arduous?

We continue with our coverage of "Five Fallacies of Government" and the fallacy of government hiring always being slow and arduous.

Tags: 5 Fallacies of Government , Jeff Neal , federal hiring , OPM

Thursday - 10/22/2009, 07:05pm EDT

Customizing the federal hiring process

Yes, government hiring is often slow and arduous. But what happens when an agency needs people with a specific skill quickly? DHS is dealing with that and they have found a solution that they hope will allow them to compete for the best and brightest of applicants.

Tags: 5 Fallacies of Government , Jeff Neal

Thursday - 10/22/2009, 06:01pm EDT

Regs Nix New World

What would the New World look like if Christopher Columbus had been a federal worker rather than a private contractor? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says things would probably be a lot quieter.

Tags: Mike Causey , P&B , Columbus , ICE , Border Patrol , State , EPA ,

Monday - 10/19/2009, 04:00am EDT

TSA nominee faces Senate scrutiny

President Obama's nominee to head the Transportation Security Administration had his confirmation hearing in the Senate yesterday. Lawmakers used the hearing as an opportunity to get answers about some lingering concerns over one of the most visible arms of the Department of Homeland Security.

Tags: mngt , TSA , Errol Southers , Jay Rockefeller , John Thune , Senate Commerce Science and Transportation Committ , Max Cacas

Friday - 10/16/2009, 06:46am EDT
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