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FTC: Proposed relocation 'wholly unnecessary'

The four sitting commissioners of the Federal Trade Commission have "grave concerns" about a House committee's plan to relocate the agency out of its historic Pennsylvania Ave. location into a privately held building in Southwest, Washington D.C. Eileen Harrington, FTC's executive director, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss a plan in Congress that would require the FTC to relocate to make room for the National Gallery of Art.

Tags: House Congress , John Mica , Eileen Harrington , National Gallery of Art , federal building

Wednesday - 03/14/2012, 10:01pm EDT

FTC streamlining consumer protection practices

The FTC is teaming with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to coordinate and protect consumers.

Tags: Tom Pahl , management , Federal Drive

Friday - 01/27/2012, 10:14am EST

Facial recognition technology poses privacy concerns

Amanda Koulousias, a staff attorney in the Division of Privacy and Identity Protection at the Federal Trade Commission, spoke to The Federal Drive with Tom Temin about a recent workshop addressing those concerns.

Tags: Amanda Koulousias , cybersecurity , technology , facial recognition , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 01/03/2012, 09:32am EST

FTC hires AT&T to secure Internet gateway

This is the first publicly announced award under the GSA Networx program to meet the Trusted Internet Connections initiative. FTC will receive intrusion detection, intrusion prevention and other cybersecurity services under the $5 million deal. GSA and OMB pushing agencies to transition to the telecommunications contract more quickly.

Tags: technology , contracting , OMB , GSA , Energy , Transportation , Jeff Mohan , AT&T , Verizon , Sprint , Qwest , Networx , Telecommunications , cybersecurity , TIC , cloud computing

Thursday - 02/11/2010, 01:52pm EST

Agency power one of the 'best kept secrets'

President Barack Obama's work with the SEC, EPA and FTC is a sign of things to come for the FDA among others, according to a presidential scholar. Federal News Radio learns about "one of the best kept secrets in American political life."

Tags: mngt , policy , Neil Kerwin , American University , best practices , SEC , EPA , FDA

Tuesday - 01/19/2010, 10:50am EST

Microsoft beheads Waledac botnet

And FTC notifies companies about P2P data loss

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , waledac , kneber , botnet , P2P , Edolphus Towns

Thursday - 02/25/2010, 09:00am EST

America wonders: What is it you do again?

The Obama Administration has a ready-made opportunity to improve the public's perception of the federal government through improved communications, but first it must do a better job of overcoming a "crisis of complexity" that leaves a majority of Americans unclear about the nature and breadth of services federal agencies provide, according to a new poll. Alan Siegel, Founder and Chairman, Siegel & Gale, has details.

Tags: mngt , transparency , Alan Siegel , Siegel and Gale , NHTSA , CMS , FDA , TSA , EPA

Wednesday - 03/31/2010, 09:40am EDT
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