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Agencies slowly knocking down cybersecurity barriers to going mobile

Through the Digital Government Strategy, several initiatives are underway to address IT security concerns. DHS created a security baseline architecture and is testing it through five use cases. GSA created a new secure online content platform for agencies to move websites and applications into a mobile environment.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , Brad Nix , Margie Graves , DHS , Adam Sedgewick , NIST , mobile computing , ACT-IAC , Gwynne Kostin , GSA , Digital Government Strategy , Jason Miller

Friday - 02/08/2013, 05:22am EST
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Federal Drive Interviews -- Feb. 6, 2013

Forrest Morgeson, director of research at the American Customer Satisfaction Index, has some good news for some agencies. Agriculture Department official Kevin Concannon says USDA is claiming victory in its battle against fraud. Jordy Yager of The Hill newspaper explains why some on Capitol Hill are talking about Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) Tom Day, USPS' chief sustainability officer, shares news of the Postal Service's successful conservation efforts.

Tags: Forrest Morgeson , American Customer Satisfaction Index , Kevin Concannon , SNAP , Jordy Yager , The Hill , Darrell Issa , Tom Day , USPS , DoD , DoD Report , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 02/06/2013, 10:28am EST

USDA work-life office promotes telework, other flexible programs

Mika Cross, the work/life and wellness program manager at the Agriculture Department, In Depth with Francis Rose for a far-reaching discussion flexible and supportive workplace programs, such as telework.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Mika Cross , workplace , telework , workforce , work-life balance ,

Monday - 01/28/2013, 07:32pm EST
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Federal Drive Interviews - Jan. 18, 2013

On today's show, the latest on the White House's We the People website, government-owned buildings and finding jobs for wounded warriors.

Tags: Franklin Hagenbeck , National Organization on Disability , Dallas Tonsager , Sean Moulton , Center for Effective Government , OMB Watch , Reid Nelson

Friday - 01/18/2013, 02:34pm EST

Napolitano, Vilsack to stay in Obama's second term

Janet Napolitano and Tom Vilsack will both stay on as cabinet secretaries in President Barack Obama's second term.

Tags: Tom Vilsack , people , Inauguration 2013

Monday - 01/14/2013, 02:32pm EST

Federal Drive Interviews -- Dec. 14, 2012

Khem Sharma discusses the Small Business Administration's plans to raise size standards for companies in two groups. Dr. Murray Lumpkin of the FDA talks about the close coordination between two countries. Stuart Delery explains how the Justice Department recovered $5 billion under the False Claims Act last year.

Tags: Khem Sharma , SBA , Federal Drive , Murray Lumpkin , Stuart Delery , Justice Department , DoD , DoD Report , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , False Claims Act

Friday - 12/14/2012, 09:49am EST

Feds file discrimination complaint against Forest Service

Multiple current and former Forest Service employees say they've faced sexual harassment and physical assault while on the job, and some have lost their positions for speaking up. Now, they are fighting back by filing a class action EEOC complaint for unfair treatment. The Agriculture Department, the parent agency of the Forest Service, says it is tackling a history of discrimination with more training and accountability as part of a cultural transformation program.

Tags: Joe Leonard , Forest Service , Elaine Vercruysse , Debra Roth , Shaw Bransford & Roth , Jonel Wagoner , Alicia Dabney , Lesa Donnelly , USDA Coalition of Minority Employees , EEOC , civil rights , discrimination , Jolie Lee , workforce , exclusive

Monday - 12/03/2012, 05:00am EST
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Federal Drive interviews - Nov. 16

Export-Import Bank President Fred Hochberg explains why his agency had a banner year, with a record number of transactions in fiscal 2012. And a professor at the Wharton School describes how private insurance companies are making money off the National Flood Insurance Program but taxpayers are likely to pick up the slack when claims surpass premiums.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD , cybersecurity , technology , Howard Kunreuther , Wharton , Jamie Barnett , Potomac Institute , Fred Hochberg , Export Import Bank , Carl Davis , Forest Service ,

Friday - 11/16/2012, 09:47am EST

Federal Drive Interviews -- Nov. 8, 2012

Roy Smith of the Interactive Technology Group talks about his career in procurement. Anthony Vegliante of the USPS says no more buyouts. Kevin Concannon of the USDA discusses support for hurricane victims. IBM's Dan Chenok reviews the challenges President Obama may face in his second term.

Tags: Roy Smith , Interactive Technology Group , acquisitions , Anthony Vegliante , USPS , Agency of the Month , Kevin Concannon , Hurricane Sandy , Dan Chenok , Center for Business of Government , IBM Center for the Business of Government , Federal Drive

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 10:49am EST

USDA laying the groundwork for BYOD

Deputy CIO Charles McClam said the Department of Agriculture is developing a policy and has awarded a mobile device management contract to figure out how best to let employees use their own smartphones and tablet devices on the agency's computer network. NASA Goddard also is creating a BYOD policy that depends on its virtual desktop infrastructure.

Tags: technology , Charles McClam , Adrian Gardner , NASA Goddard Space Flight Center , mobile computing , Bring your own device , Symantec Government Symposium , Jason Miller

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 05:48am EST
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