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Thursday Morning Federal Newscast - March 10th

Tags: newscast

Thursday - 03/10/2011, 09:30am EST

Senator blames legislative cyber stall on White House

A Senate Democrat blasted the Obama administration for holding up passage of cybersecurity legislation that has been subjected to a more than year-long interagency review process.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , Congress , Sheldon Whitehouse , DHS

Thursday - 03/10/2011, 09:30am EST

Dangle the cyber carrots to increase security

Instead of imposing additional security regulations, the U.S. government must work with the private sector to develop incentives that motivate companies to voluntarily adopt security best practices.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , Cybersecurity , ISA , Business Software Alliance , Center for Democracy and Technology , TechAmerica , U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Thursday - 03/10/2011, 08:30am EST

Budget battle lines are drawn

House Republicans feel they need two stopgap spending bills for the budget standoff with Democrats. The Hill's Alexander Bolton explains it for us.

Tags: budget , Congress , shutdown , The Hill , continuing resolution , Alexander Bolton , Suzanne Kubota

Wednesday - 03/09/2011, 10:31am EST

Pay-for-performance returns to the Hill

"Are Federal Workers Underpaid?" That question is being asked at a hearing today looking at future pay options for federal workers. Rep. Dennis Ross, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee gives us a preview

Tags: pay and benefits , Dennis Ross , House Oversight and Government Reform , Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Ser , Suzanne Kubota

Wednesday - 03/09/2011, 10:08am EST

Wednesday Morning Federal Newscast - March 9th

Identity theft tops complaints to FTC Historic federal union election begins today Foreign Service over-stretched, under prepared

Tags: newscast

Wednesday - 03/09/2011, 09:32am EST

DHS requests $230 million for Einstein 3

Einstein 3 also expands information sharing by the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team, and allows automatic US-CERT alerts.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , DHS , Cybersecurity , budget , Einstein 3

Wednesday - 03/09/2011, 09:30am EST

In emergency: one commander for Guard and Reserve

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has agreed to a plan that will allow for one commander to be in charge of both National Guard and reserve forces when they are called up to respond to domestic emergencies.

Tags: DoD Report , Guard and Reserve , Defense , civil emergency

Wednesday - 03/09/2011, 08:40am EST

FTC's Top Consumer Complaints in 2010

For the 11th year in a row, identity theft was the number one consumer complaint category

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , Cybersecurity , FTC , identity theft

Wednesday - 03/09/2011, 08:30am EST

Palguta: Morale a hidden cost in CRs

While money is still flowing into agencies, the Partnership for Public Service says continuing resolutions hurt agencies' financial planning and ability to hire, among other things. PPS's John Palguta explains.

Tags: budget , shutdown , Partnership for Public Service , John Palguta , management , hiring , morale , John Buckner

Tuesday - 03/08/2011, 10:41am EST
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