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Bob Tobias, Director, Key Executive Leadership Programs

The Department of Homeland Security answers to ninety-two Congressional committees and another twenty-seven outside organizations. The Annenberg Public Policy Center says that's a total of one hundred nineteen different oversight groups. Bob Tobias is Director of Key Executive Leadership Programs at American University. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he said the complicated web of leadership might be a big reason why Congress has never passed an authorization bill for agency.

Tags: Bob Tobias , AU , Oversight

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 03:53pm EDT

Back to the Future: Bring back the Raines Rules for IT procurement?

Two key contributors to the 1996 Clinger-Cohen Act say there is nothing wrong with the current IT management laws. Agencies and Congress just need to improve how they implement and enforce the IT management directives set out by the law. The Senate is expected to pass the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act next week.

Tags: Technology , Mark Forman , Paul Brubaker , DoD , Government Transactions Services , Raines Rules , Clinger-Cohen Act , Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 03:46am EST

Civil liberties groups oppose Senate cyber bill

More than 30 civil liberties groups have come out against the leading cybersecurity bill in the Senate.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , Senate , Technology , ACLU , Reporters Without Borders ,

Friday - 05/11/2012, 11:07am EDT