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Secret Sevice News

Congress seeking answers in Secret Service incident

Lawmakers say the Secret Service won't let them hear from four employees who witnessed an episode outside the White House in which two high-ranking agency officials are accused of driving into a secure area without authorization.

Monday - 03/23/2015, 04:20am EDT

Combating cybersecurity threats at the US Secret Service

What are the key cybersecurity threats and challenges facing the nation? What is the U.S. Secret Service's doing to combat these cyber threats? Is the cybersecurity function ready to be professionalized across the nation? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Ronald Layton, Deputy Chief Information Officer at the U.S. Secret Service.

Monday - 03/16/2015, 04:52pm EDT

Fresh problems for Secret Service: Are leaders doing enough?

The latest in a string of baffling missteps by the Secret Service prompted fresh questions Thursday about whether the Obama administration has done enough to root out deep-seated problems plaguing the agency - and President Barack Obama's decision to put an insider in charge despite his administration's own review that called for exactly the opposite.

Friday - 03/13/2015, 03:36am EDT

Secret Service investigating agents' crash near White House

Secret Service agents under investigation after car crash near White House

Thursday - 03/12/2015, 11:26am EDT

Secret Service testing drones, how to disrupt their flying

AP Exclusive: Secret Service to test drones over DC, looking at ways to stop rogue flights

Wednesday - 03/11/2015, 03:24am EDT

Obama picks Clancy as Secret Service director

Obama picks Secret Service Acting Director Joe Clancy to fill position permanently

Wednesday - 02/18/2015, 03:09pm EST

DHS shutdown, furloughs dominate subcommittee hearing

A House subcommittee hosted a hearing Thursday to discuss emerging threats and technologies, but the topic that dominated conversation was whether the Homeland Security Department would be funded after Feb. 27.

Thursday - 02/12/2015, 06:12pm EST

No. 2 official in Secret Service loses job in agency shakeup

The deputy director of the Secret Service, who managed day-to-day operations during scandals that badly tainted the agency, will resign his position but will be allowed to accept another unspecified federal job within the Homeland Security Department, the government said Monday.

Monday - 02/09/2015, 06:17pm EST

IT Job of the Week

The Secret Service is looking for a new CIO.

Monday - 02/02/2015, 05:08am EST

Building a highway of data in the cloud

Wanted: A cloud infrastructure where the vendor is responsible for not only the technology, but moving petabytes of data from legacy systems and making it all available on multiple form factors.

Monday - 02/02/2015, 05:01am EST

Cheri Cannon, Partner, Tully Rinckey PLLC

Just two weeks ago, the acting head of the secret service removed four long-time executives. That brought the number of assistant directors sacked or demoted to six. The moves follow a series of embarrassing incidents of agent misconduct and ineptitude, culminating in the resignation of director Julia Pierson. How does an agency with such a proud history get into this situation? Cheri Cannon is a federal employment attorney with the law firm Tully Rinckey. She joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with some insight.

Thursday - 01/29/2015, 09:16am EST
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Secret Service: Shots fired outside Bidens' Delaware home

Secret Service: Shots fired near Bidens' Delaware home Saturday night; Bidens were away

Monday - 01/19/2015, 08:02am EST

Shakeup at Secret Service; 4 executives reassigned

4 top executives at Secret Service reassigned amid shakeup in agency leadership

Thursday - 01/15/2015, 03:26am EST

Erik Wasson, Capitol Hill Reporter, Bloomberg Government

Embassy security, the Secret Service and the Postal Service are on the fix-it list for the new chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah). His first move is reorganizing the subcommittees. Erik Wasson, Capitol Hill reporter for Bloomberg Government, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss the road ahead for Oversight and Government Reform in the 114th Congress.

Tuesday - 01/06/2015, 09:46am EST
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DHS Secretary Johnson: Fundamental change needed at the Secret Service

The Homeland Security Department released the executive summary of suggestions of an expert panel for how to reform the Secret Service. Secretary Jeh Johnson said the Secret Service is in need of some change. He also offers an update on his Unity of Effort initiative.

Friday - 12/19/2014, 04:07am EST
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Report: Secret Service needs outsider as leader

The Secret Service is an "insular" agency that needs a new director hired from the outside, according to former government officials tasked with examining the embattled agency after a man with a knife stormed the White House.

Thursday - 12/18/2014, 05:50pm EST

Inspector: 'Serious lapse' at Secret Service

Inspector: Involving Secret Service agents in employee's personal dispute was 'serious lapse'

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 03:40pm EDT

Lawmakers consider changes to Secret Service

Key members of Congress are weighing dramatic changes to the embattled Secret Service, including moving it out of the Homeland Security Department and breaking up its mission.

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 01:47pm EDT

John Palguta, Vice President, Partnership for Public Service

Acting Secret Service Director Joe Clancy has a tough road ahead. Employee satisfaction and commitment hit an all-time low last year. That's according to the 2013 Best Places to Work rankings. Those numbers came out before the fence-jumper embarrassment that's got the whole world wondering about the Secret Service. Turning things around will take patience, determination and strong leadership. John Palguta, vice president for policy at the Partnership for Public Service, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with analysis.

Monday - 10/06/2014, 05:24pm EDT
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Secret Service moving forward in wake of scandal

Secret Service moves forward as outsiders look for new boss, hunt for internal flaws

Friday - 10/03/2014, 03:40am EDT
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