Shows & Panels
- The 2014 Big Picture on Cyber Security
- AFCEA Answers
- Ask the CIO
- Building the Hybrid Cloud
- Connected Government: How to Build and Procure Network Services for the Future
- Continuing Diagnostics and Mitigation: Discussion of Progress and Next Steps
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal Tech Talk
- The Intersection: Where Technology Meets Transformation
- Maximizing ROI Through Data Center Consolidation
- Moving to the Cloud. What's the best approach for me
- Navigating Tough Choices in Government Cloud Computing
- The New Generation of Database
- Satellite Communications: Acquiring SATCOM in Tight Times
- Targeting Advanced Threats: Proven Methods from Detection through Remediation
- Transformative Technology: Desktop Virtualization in Government
- Value of Health IT
Shows & Panels
Members of Congress are calling for tighter regulations of government labs handling dangerous microbes. The call comes after employees at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention mishandled materials containing flu and anthrax samples. Sean Kaufman is a former CDC scientist, now president of Behavioral-Based Improvement Solutions. He recently testified to Congress about the safety violations at the CDC. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss the safety lapses.
Saving lives around the world has a Federal doctor in line for a Service to America Medal. Dr. Rana Hajjeh is director of the Division of Bacterial Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She's a Sammies finalist in the National Security and International Affairs category. She tells Federal News Radio's Francis Rose on In Depth the virus she and her team promoted the vaccine for isn't well known, but the consequences are. View a photo gallery of all Sammies finalists.
The most common reason why a foodborne illness might send you to the hospital? A hairy little bacteria known as Salmonella. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has collected 40 years of data and, for the first time, published it online as an atlas. Dr. Robert Tauxe is the deputy director of CDC's Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases. He told Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp about the web atlas.
Former director of the National Center for Health Statistics' Division of Vital Statistics was named one of Federal News Radio's Top Leaders in Federal Service last February.
Dr. Johnathan Todd Weber, the chief of CDC's Prevention and Response Branch, led the team of experts who identified the source of a rare form of meningitis that threatened the lives of thousands.
Overseeing the Division of Vital Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control's National Center for Health Statistics in Hyattsville, Md., Charles Rothwell was called a man who "epitomizes everything a top shelf leader should be." He has been named one of Federal News Radio's Top Leaders in Federal Service.
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday proposed the most sweeping food safety rules in decades, requiring farmers and food companies to be more vigilant in the wake of deadly outbreaks in peanuts, cantaloupe and leafy greens.
Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) says that in spite of how it may seem, lawmakers understand the dangers of the fiscal cliff and Dr. Arjun Srinivasan talks about drug-resistant viruses known as superbugs that are on the rise.
An untold number of so-called zombies are coming to a counterterrorism summit attended by hundreds of Marines, Navy special ops, soldiers, police, firefighters and others to prepare them for their worst nightmares.
A Government Accountability Office report found the Department of Health and Human Services and the Environmental Protection Agency need to do a better job managing their employees under Title 42.
The three agencies have joined a growing number that are offering incentive payments for employees to leave the payroll. Federal News Radio provides a roundup of recent buyout offers.
Unisys received a materials task order to provide support services to the Centers for Disease Control's Information Technology Services Office, according to a Unisys release.
Sherri McGarry, a senior adviser with the Office of Foods at the FDA, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the new food-safety efforts at FDA.
Dr. Barbara Reynolds, the senior crisis communication adviser at the CDC, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to talk about the real-life work that CDC does in responding to health threats.
Dr. Casey Chosewood, a senior medical officer for Total Worker Health at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, joined the Federal Drive to discuss an upcoming federal-employee wellness symposium.
The Veterans Affairs Department and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are testing how employees' personal mobile devices would work on their networks. VA plans to start letting its workers use their smartphones on its network in October. CDC is focusing letting employees access only non-sensitive data.
Taha Kass-Hout, the program manager for BioSense, a CDC program, joined the Federal Drive to discuss how the program is evolving and why it recently decided to move to a cloud platform.
GSA, DoD, DHS still need at least another month to finalize the FedRAMP requirements. Agencies and vendors are anxiously waiting the FedRAMP process to speed up the move to cloud computing and save money. The CIO Council also is developing the top 20 cloud security considerations to help agencies mitigate risks.
Virginia residents are being warned about an increase in cases of Lyme disease statewide.