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Analyst calls Senate cybersecurity bill inadequate

In a report from the Heritage Foundation, analyst Paul Rosenzweig said the bill still is intrusive, provides little liability protection for private owners and the proposed incentives would make the standards mandatory, not voluntary as lawmakers have claimed.

Tags: technology , Federal Drive , Cybersecurity Update , Senate , Congress

Tuesday - 07/24/2012, 09:48am EDT

Senators press DoD to reveal more details on sequestration

Legislation requiring Defense Department to disclose budget-cutting contingency plans would be attached to 'every bill that walks'

Tags: DoD , DoD budget , Congress , sequestration , Kelly Ayotte , Steven Bucci , Brookings Institution , Ashton Carter , American Enterprise Institute , John McCain , Lindsey Graham , Jared Serbu , Michael O

Wednesday - 06/27/2012, 06:11am EDT
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Analysis: 2013 DoD budget 'far short of what is adequate'

Dr. James Carafano, director of the Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies at the Heritage Foundation, discussed his perspective on the 2013 defense budget request.

Tags: DoD , defense budget , James Carafano , In Depth , Francis Rose

Tuesday - 03/13/2012, 07:20pm EDT
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Analysis: Incremental approach on cyber legislation more effective

Paul Rosenzweig, a visiting fellow at the Heritage Foundation and the former the deputy assistant secretary for policy at the Homeland Security Department, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss competing cybersecurity legislation in both the House and Senate.

Tags: Paul Rosenzweig , cybersecurity , Mike Rogers , House , Senate , Congress , SECURE IT Act , In Depth

Friday - 03/09/2012, 05:56pm EST
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Senate committee seeks expert testimony on DoD budget

The Senate Budget Committee examined the FY 2013 budget request for the Defense Department Tuesday. Committee Chairman Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) said providing funding for national security is the "single most important responsibility" of lawmakers and the government. Three expert witnesses also testified.

Tags: Senate , Congress , Kent Conrad , DoD , budget , Senate Budget Committee , James Carafano , Brookings Institution , David Barno , defense

Wednesday - 03/07/2012, 05:02pm EST

DHS deciding on future of SBInet

The border security program continues to experience delays. Secretary Napolitano calls for reassessment to make sure program is meeting agency's needs. DHS will not move forward with any new SBInet deployments in the near future.

Tags: security , technology , Mark Borkowski , Janet Napolitano , Bennie Thompson , Mark Souder , DHS , CBP , House Homeland Security Committee , Boeing , Jena Baker-McNeil , SBINet , border security

Friday - 01/22/2010, 06:59am EST
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USPS faces competing interests in path to reform

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said he wants to give the struggling Postal Service more flexibility to act like a private business, including the ability to force retirement-eligible employees to step down. Meanwhile, the Postal Regulatory Commission worries the Postal Service is losing sight of its public mission.

Tags: postal rate commission , USPS , Darrell Issa , workforce , management , budget , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , postal reform , Emily Kopp , Ruth Goldway ,

Wednesday - 10/05/2011, 06:27am EDT
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Unkind Cuts?

Tags: mngt , agency budget , J.D. Foster ,

Friday - 02/27/2009, 10:17am EST
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How does high-paying federal job list affect pay debate?

Just when you thought the pay debate was over, it's back with a USA Today article that lays out the high-paying federal jobs.

Tags: pay and benefits , pay debate , USA Today , salary , Jason Richwine , In Depth

Tuesday - 05/03/2011, 03:50pm EDT
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