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'Cyber war is a terrible metaphor'

Internet attacks from hackers, spies and terrorist groups deserves serious attention, says Howard Schmidt, but this should not be "to the extent of mass hysteria".

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , Howard Schmidt , cyberwar

Friday - 02/18/2011, 09:30am EST

Gates concerned about Afghanistan's stability

The Defense Department has requested enough money to put the Afghan national security forces in a good position to defend their own country, but the current level of funding for the effort is not sustainable in view of budgetary and other concerns, says Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates.

Tags: DoD Report , Defense , Afghanistan , Robert Gates , funding , FY 2012 budget , budget

Friday - 02/18/2011, 08:40am EST

Bill would ban cyber kill switch

No one should be allowed to shut down the internet in the United States. So says Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Joe Lieberman.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , cyber kill switch

Friday - 02/18/2011, 08:30am EST

Education Department shifts with financial aid changes

Jay Hurt from the Department of Education joined Tom Temin live at the Association of Government Accountants National Leadership Conference.

Tags: Jay Hurt , AGA

Thursday - 02/17/2011, 11:23am EST
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USPTO CFO: The job's challenge makes it fun

When the economy is down, the Patent and Trademark Office receives fewer patent applications. Anthony Scardino, CFO of USPTO explains why that makes it hard to predict what managers should commit from the discretionary funds.

Tags: AGA , management , CFO , Anthony Scardino , USPTO , CR , Suzanne Kubota

Thursday - 02/17/2011, 11:08am EST
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HUD CFO: the job is harder than it looks

As CFO for HUD, Doug Criscitello is responsible for overseeing the financial management practices that ensure the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development meets the needs of the housing community. He tells Federal News Radio that's not so easy.

Tags: AGA , management , HUD , CFO , Doug Criscitello

Thursday - 02/17/2011, 10:08am EST
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Planned troop cuts draw fire on the Hill

House Armed Services Committee members from both parties pushed against the Pentagon's cost-saving plans to reduce the size of the Army and Marine Corps.

Tags: DoD Report , House Armed Services Committee , troop drawdown , Congress

Thursday - 02/17/2011, 09:40am EST

Thursday Morning Federal Newscast - February 17th

White House sounds retirement tsunami alert

Tags: newscast

Thursday - 02/17/2011, 09:31am EST

House kills F-35 Alternative Engine funding

The second F-35 engine was to be built by General Electric and Rolls Royce as an alternative in case the primary engine built by Pratt & Whitney failed.

Tags: DoD Report , F-35 alternative engine , Congress , budget , CR , contracting

Thursday - 02/17/2011, 08:40am EST

OPM tracks cyber skills of the pros

OPM has completed a governmentwide cybersecurity survey to approximately 50,000 employees and their supervisors who handle cybersecurity as part of their daily job responsibilities.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , pay and benefits , OPM , survey

Thursday - 02/17/2011, 08:30am EST
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