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Why the Sony hack marks a new age of cybersecurity

The hackers that went after Sony wanted the company to know it was under attack and they wanted to do it harm, says Rob Roy of HP Enterprise Security Products. In a new commentary, Roy says the attack was a watershed moment in cybersecurity, marking a change in attackers' motives.

Tags: Rob Roy , HP Enterprise Security Products , technology , cybersecurity , cybersecurity legislation , Sony , cyber attacks , information sharing

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 03:03am EST

Does CIO stand for 'chief information officer' or 'career is over'?

With the challenges that chief information officers face today, it is worth asking whether becoming a CIO is worth the work and jeopardy it seems to entail, says former FAA IT leader Bob Woods in a new commentary.

Tags: Bob Woods , Topside Consulting , GSA , Veterans Affairs , Transportation Department , management , CIO , FITARA , Clinger-Cohen Act , information technology , technology ,

Thursday - 01/15/2015, 05:07am EST

Can government keep up with the private sector in digital technology?

Digital technology has changed the way the private sector is doing business. Jeff Neal, senior vice president for ICF International, asks, "Is it too late for the government to catch up?"

Tags: Jeff Neal , ICF International , technology , industry ,

Wednesday - 01/07/2015, 01:20pm EST

So, federal senior execs to get nods for customer service

Federal Drive host Tom Temin explores the notion of government services being equal to what people get from the private sector.

Tags: Tom Temin , workforce , managament , Senior Executive Service , customer service ,

Monday - 12/22/2014, 07:16am EST

Could solutions used to fight Ebola be a new model for procurement?

USAID's Ebola Grand Challenge opened the door for a new set of vendors to offer their products and services to the government. Contractor Doug Burr wonders if this could be a new way for agencies to procure products.

Tags: Grand Ebola Challenge , acquisition , Qore Performance , Doug Burr , industry , procurement reform ,

Monday - 12/15/2014, 04:21am EST

Obama SES reform plan makes problem worse, not better

President Barack Obama addressed members of the Senior Executive Service today intending to raise their morale. In Depth host Francis Rose says the President's remarks may have done the opposite.

Tags: Barack Obama , Senior Executive Service , Francis Rose , management , workforce , In Depth

Tuesday - 12/09/2014, 04:15pm EST

Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey: The price of mistrust

The results of the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey are in at many agencies. Jeff Neal, former chief human capital officer at the Department of Homeland Security and the chief human resources officer at the Defense Logistics Agency, says the numbers aren't pretty.

Tags: Jeff Neal , Employee Viewpoint Survey , workforce , management , human resources

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 04:26am EDT

Should we bring back the 'rule of three'?

Jeff Neal, former DHS Chief Human Capital Officer Jeff Neal, asks whether hiring managers should use the "rule of three" when considering applications from disabled veterans.

Tags: Jeff Neal , ChiefHRO.com , DHS , hiring , workforce , management

Thursday - 10/16/2014, 04:59am EDT
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Why this year's FISMA drill is different

Now that continuous diagnostics and mitigation plays a role, this year's FISMA evaluation cycle shouldn't be regarded as a checkbox exercise, says former CISO Pat Howard.

Tags: technology , FISMA , Pat Howard , Kratos SecureInfo ,

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 04:24am EDT

Do we need a million fewer federal employees?

Former DHS CHCO Jeff Neal examines the contention that hiring more federal employees would make for a smaller, better-run federal government.

Tags: Jeff Neal , OMB , hiring , workforce , management

Monday - 09/22/2014, 04:00am EDT
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