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DHS readies new tools to combat cyber attacks

Secretary Janet Napolitano said the Einstein 3 software will be deployed across the government to detect and disrupt malicious cyber activity. Cybersecurity among the hot topics Napolitano highlighted during her State of Homeland Security address.

Tags: technology , management , Janet Napolitano , DHS , Peter King , Bennie Thompson , House Homeland Security Committee , cybersecurity , TWIC , terrorism alert system , Supply chain security , Einstein , Jason Miller

Friday - 01/28/2011, 07:04am EST

Obama's regulatory reforms draw mixed reviews

Experts and lawmakers say the proof will be in the OIRA guidance to agencies in how impactful these reforms will be. Agencies must submit plans to OIRA in 120 days about how they will review existing regulations to ensure they are still relevant. Agencies will have to determine a cost-benefit analysis on existing rules.

Tags: management , Barack Obama , Cass Sunstein , Darrell Issa , Joseph Lieberman , Susan Collins , White House , OIRA , Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committ , Gary Bass , Susan Dudley , OMBWatch , regulatory reform , regulatory burden , executive order , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 01/19/2011, 06:52am EST

2010 and Beyond: DoD efficiency initiatives

GWU professor Steve Schooner says the top story of 2010 were the efficiency initiatives at DoD.

Tags: Steve Schooner , 2010 and Beyond , DoD , efficiency , Dorobek Insider

Friday - 12/10/2010, 05:15pm EST

'Study Drugs' becoming study aid on campuses

Adderall and Ritalin are sometimes called "study drugs" on campuses, and the demand for them rises during the finals crush.

Tags: Adderall , Ritalin , GW Hatchet , Andrew Mollenbeck , study drugs , ADHD , Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Tuesday - 12/07/2010, 12:05am EST

G.W. University offers gender-neutral housing

"It's not intended for romantic couples, and that's something the students actually spoke to us pretty loudly and vigorously about," says George Washington's Dean of Students Peter Konwerski.

Tags: G.W. , gender-neutral dorms , Peter Konwerski , Dick Uliano , Colleen Kelleher , education

Friday - 12/03/2010, 10:42am EST

Interviews allow schools to place names with faces

Face-to-face interviews are becoming more prevalent in the admissions process between future high school graduates institutions looking to admit new students.

Tags: University of Maryland , University of Virginia , Johns Hopkins , college admissions , SATs , Skype

Tuesday - 08/03/2010, 06:36pm EDT

G.W. student dies after fall from dorm window

A George Washington University sophomore has died after falling out of a window early Saturday morning.


Saturday - 05/15/2010, 04:49pm EDT

3 hurt in accident with fire truck

D.C. Fire and EMS spokesman Pete Piringer says the fire truck was responding to a small fire at the George Washington University library.

Tags: fire ,

Friday - 03/12/2010, 10:45am EST

Analyst: NASA is not a jobs program

President Barack Obama plans to host a conference in Florida next month on his administration's approach to the next step in space exploration.

Tags: mngt , NASA , John Logsdon ,

Tuesday - 03/09/2010, 09:45am EST

DHS completes roadmap for change

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has delivered to Congress the very first Quadrennial Homeland Security Review. The document reflects nearly a year's worth of work as DHS officials, external stakeholders and even members of the public held an unusually open examination of the programs and priorities of a mega-agency charged with safeguarding the nation. An outside group that monitors the homeland security community offers its own first-look of the QHSR.

Tags: security , DHS , QHSR , Janet Napolitano , Frank J. Cilluffo , Homeland Security Policy Institute , Bennie Thompson , House Homeland Security Committee , National Academy of Public Administration , Max Cacas

Thursday - 02/04/2010, 07:02am EST
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