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Reporters' Roundup: DoD going mobile?

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Friday - 07/15/2011, 08:31pm EDT

Analysis: Debt ceiling 'grand bargain' needed

Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and the director of the Fiscal Policy Program at the New America Foundation, told Federal News Radio why a "grand bargain" on the debt ceiling debate should happen sooner rather than later.

Tags: debt ceiling , Maya MacGuineas , Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget , New America Foundation , Francis Rose

Friday - 07/15/2011, 06:35pm EDT

Vice Joint Chiefs: DoD cyber strategy 'too predictable'

Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General James Cartwright blasted the policy, calling it way too predictable and purely defensive.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , technology , DoD , James Cartwright , cyber strategy , Stars and Stripes ,

Friday - 07/15/2011, 06:33pm EDT

Langevin warns of cyber attacks on power grid

Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) says that despite attempts to improve cybersecurity standards at power plants, there are still gaping holes.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , technology , Jim Langevin ,

Friday - 07/15/2011, 06:27pm EDT

What to consider when cashing out TSP

Tammy Flanagan, senior benefits director for the National Institute of Transition Planning, discussed the pros and cons of cashing out a TSP and what to think about when buying an annuity from a private company.

Tags: pay and benefits , National Institute of Transition Planning , Tammy Flanagan , TSP , annuity , Francis Rose , retirement

Friday - 07/15/2011, 04:22pm EDT

DoD tries new system to improve acquisition decision-making

Mark E. Krzysko, deputy director of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy, told Federal News Radio about the new system the Pentagon is using to improve acquisition. The Acquisition Visibility program gives DoD officials on-demand access to procurement data.

Tags: Francis Rose , DoD , acquisition , contracting , acquisition workforce , mark krzysko

Friday - 07/15/2011, 03:07pm EDT

How NASA cuts affect aerospace industry

Marion Blakey is the President and CEO of the Aerospace Industry Association.

Tags: Marion Blakey , aerospace industry association , NASA , layoffs , contracting , space shuttle program

Thursday - 07/14/2011, 07:06pm EDT

Rogue drone attacks could be new cybersecurity threat

UCLA professor John Villasenor told Federal News Radio how hacked unmanned aerial vehicles could be the new face of cybersecurity threats.

Tags: John Villasenor , technology , ucla , Brookings Institution , Francis Rose , cybersecurity , drone , drones , cyber-physical attacks , Jack Moore

Thursday - 07/14/2011, 06:38pm EDT
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