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Chris Cummiskey, Center for Cyber & Homeland Security, GW University

Landing a gyrocopter outside U.S. Capitol building to send a message is a felony. But the postal worker who did that also did federal agencies a big favor. That's according to Chris Cummisky, a senior fellow for the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at George Washington University, and former acting under secretary for management at the Department of Homeland Security. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he said the gyrocopter incident presents an opportunity for federal agencies to improve their risk management strategies.

Tags: Chris Cummiskey , DHS , In Depth

Tuesday - 04/28/2015, 04:29pm EDT
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Christian Beckner, Deputy Director, Center for Cyber and Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security is releasing its latest annual report on the National Network of Fusion Centers. The assessment is the fourth the agency has released about how the fusion centers are functioning, and how well they're functioning. Christian Beckner is deputy director of the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at George Washington University. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he said this report corrects a misconception about where the money comes from for the centers.

Tags: Christian Beckner , DHS , Center for Cyber and Homeland Security , In Depth

Wednesday - 04/08/2015, 04:53pm EDT
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Ron Marks, Center for Cyber and Homeland Security, GW University

Head of the National Security Agency and commander of U.S. Cyber Command, Adm. Mike Rogers, said having stronger offensive cyber capabilities would help prevent future cyber attacks. That's one of his latest messages to the Senate Armed Services Committee. Ron Marks is senior fellow for the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at George Washington University. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he said an having a cyber strategy that focuses more on offense, might wind up causing even more cybersecurity problems for federal agencies.

Tags: Ron Marks , Cybersecurity , Technology , U.S. Cyber Command , In Depth

Monday - 03/30/2015, 04:10pm EDT
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Dan Gordon, George Washington University Law School

Bid protests by vendors are up, but the number of cases the Government Accountability Office upholds is down by 4 percent. Dan Gordon, associate dean for government procurement law studies at George Washington University and former administrator of Federal Procurement Policy, tells In Depth with Francis Rose how you should understand the mixed messages.

Tags: Dan Gordon , In Depth

Friday - 11/21/2014, 03:54pm EST
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Mike Papay, Northrop Grumman, and Frank Cilluffo, GW University

Embedding cybersecurity into the Defense Department's design, manufacturing, and supply chain is a goal the Pentagon sees is possible. Mike Papay is Chief Information Security Officer and Vice President at Northrop Grumman, and Frank Cilluffo is director of the George Washington University Cybersecurity Initiative and the Homeland Security Policy Institute. On In Depth with Francis Rose, they offered steps the DoD can take to address the issue.

Tags: Mike Papay , Northrop Grumman , Frank Cilluffo , DoD , Cybersecurity , In Depth

Thursday - 10/16/2014, 04:28pm EDT
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Dan Gordon, George Washington University Law School

As part of our special report, The Missing Pieces of Procurement Reform, we examine bid and contract award protests. In the grand scheme of things 1,600 protests don't amount to much stacked next to the one or two million contract actions each year. Former Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator Dan Gordon joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to share his perspective.

Tags: Federal Drive , Dan Gordon , Missing Pieces of Procurement Reform , Tom Temin , Acquisition , contracting , bid protests

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 02:20am EDT
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Rich Cooper, Homeland Security Policy Institute, GW University

The top leaders of the Homeland Security Department are leaving their jobs twice as fast as any other agency in the federal government. The Washington Post reports a dysfunctional workplace and terrible morale are two big reasons why. Rich Cooper is a partner at Catalyst Partners, and a fellow for the Homeland Security Policy Institute at George Washington University. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he shared some recommendations for how to fix the culture of the agency.

Tags: Rich Cooper , DHS , In Depth

Monday - 09/29/2014, 04:13pm EDT
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Poll: Public confidence in federal workforce rebounds after shutdown

A new George Washington University Battleground Poll finds that nearly three-quarters of registered voters surveyed said they had either "a lot" of respect or "some" confidence in civilian federal workers.

Tags: worforce , Battlefield Poll , survey , confidence , Congress , Barack Obama , Michael OConnell

Monday - 09/08/2014, 03:26pm EDT

SESers leaving due more to age, time than other factors

A new report from the Senior Executive Association and the George Washington University's Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration found a majority of the reasons for a 10 percent decline in the SES workforce in each of the last three years is age and length of service.

Tags: workforce , management , Senior Executive Service , Senior Executive Association , Carol Bonosaro , Jason Miller

Friday - 06/27/2014, 05:44pm EDT

Ron Marks, Senior Fellow, Homeland Security Policy Institute, GWU

The White House might be Balkanizing the Internet.

Tags: Ron Marks , Homeland Security Policy Institute , In Depth , DHS

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 04:52pm EDT
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