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Digital Strategies Director Rob Roberts talks about the Department of Energy's Internet efforts. Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) discusses the Congressional Watchdog Caucus. Dr. Don Moore of the National Zoo talks elephants. The Federal Bar Association's Bruce Moyer talks about the impact of sequestration on the federal courts. Cameron Leuthy of Bloomberg Government discusses sequestration. Prof. Michael Schmitt of the U.S. Naval War College discusses a new cyber war handbook. GAO's David Maurer talks about the Department of Homeland Security's high-risk list.
Inside the Reporter's Notebook: Barry West returns, two CIOs leaving, Einstein cyber initiative faces delay
Barry West is returning for his fourth gig as a CIO, and three other key technology officials are leaving. Two congressmen want to pressure contractors to pay back taxes.
Tags: technology , Barry West , Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation , Jeff Huskey , FTC , Jill Singer , National Reconnaissance Office , Keith Thurston , GSA , Scott Quehl , Commerce , Jason Chaffetz , cybersecurity , E3A , DHS , Janet Napolitano , people , industry , Jason Miller
The Department of Veterans Affairs has made strides toward increasing the number of disability claims it can process every year. But new claims from veterans are growing even faster than ever. House legislators are frustrated by the VA's lack of progress over the years.
Tags: Veterans Affairs , Congress , technology , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Darrell Issa , Allison Hickey , DoD , Veterans Benefits Management System , claims backlog , Jared Serbu
Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) said the military needs to take sexual assault more seriously.
The Transportation Security Administration already shares intelligence it collects with airports. Now a House bill would expand TSA's intel sharing to local mass transit systems as well.
DHS officials said they're only monitoring Twitter and Facebook to get situational awareness of the homeland security situation. Congress seems unconvinced. Privacy group wants lawmakers to take action to stop DHS.
Tags: Privacy Act , privacy , civil liberties , DHS , Congress , social media , information sharing , Patrick Meehan , Electronic Privacy Information Center , Mary Ellen Callahan , Jared Serbu , Web 2.0
Public officials have used social media to engage in the public, and now the public is engaging back. Citizens are using officials' Twitter and Facebook to call out officials on bad behavior.