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Report: Defense unprepared for domestic disaster

A congressionally mandated panel, supported by staff from the RAND Corporation, told lawmakers and the secretary that the United States has an urgent need to implement changes in the way the Department of Defense plans for and would respond to a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or high-yield explosive (CBRNE) incident.

Tags: management , disaster planning , defense , RAND , Frank Keating

Tuesday - 09/28/2010, 09:40am EDT

Nuclear power market hotter than ever

America's energy future should include nuclear energy as a clean, safe and dependable source of power. At least according to a new coalition. We talk with co-chair, Christine Todd Whitman.

Tags: technology , nuclear power , Christine Todd Whitman

Tuesday - 09/28/2010, 09:31am EDT

Army awards contract for NSA data center

$1.2 billion contract awarded to build a 1.5 million square foot data center for NSA. The facility will also provide technical assistance to the Homeland Security Department to protect federal civilian agency networks.

Tags: cybersecuirty update , cybersecurity , NSA

Tuesday - 09/28/2010, 09:30am EDT

Virginia fights JFCOM closing

Virginia's political leaders are heading to Washington, D.C., to press the military on the planned closing of the Joint Forces Command in Hampton Roads.

Tags: DoD Report , defense , JFCOM , Bob McDonnell

Tuesday - 09/28/2010, 08:40am EDT

Cyber Innovation Center launches in Maryland

The CIC helps enable the delivery of cyber-risk solutions by providing a collaboration space dedicated to fusing the ideas, services and technologies required to address the nation's toughest cybersecurity challenges.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , SAIC , contracting , technology , collaboration , Barbara Mikulski

Tuesday - 09/28/2010, 08:30am EDT

Tuesday Morning Federal Newscast - September 28th

What will be in the CR?, GAO: DoD's civilian workforce plan needs work, DOE IG finds hiring faux pas

Tags: newscast

Tuesday - 09/28/2010, 08:15am EDT

Lessons learned from collaboration at FAA

A new report concludes collaborative voluntary partnerships should be viewed as a complement to agency regulatory activities rather than as a replacement for the traditional command-and-control approach to regulation. Author Russell Mills explains.

Tags: management , best practices , collaboration , IBM Business of Government , Russell Mills , Suzanne Kubota

Monday - 09/27/2010, 10:40am EDT

Coast Guard cracks down on smartphone use

The Coast Guard issued guidance July 16, 2010 to its personnel prohibiting the use of these devices by operators of Coast Guard boats and also restricted their use by other crewmembers. We get an update from Rear Adm. Brian Salerno

Tags: USCG , management , technology , Brian Salerno

Monday - 09/27/2010, 10:31am EDT

Army expands online training efforts

The Army has been steadily increasing the amount of education and training it delivers online. Details from the Army's Phyllis Bailey

Tags: DoD Report , Army , DoD , information assurance , online learning , contracting

Monday - 09/27/2010, 09:40am EDT

Patients at risk?: GAO investigates VA

GAO has found inconsistent compliance with the three VA purchasing and tracking requirements, creating potential risks to veterans' safety. Details from GAO's Dr. Debra Draper.

Tags: GAO , VA , Debra Draper , Suzanne Kubota , inventory management , management , techonolgy

Monday - 09/27/2010, 09:31am EDT
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