Federal News Countdown: Privacy concerns, government reform

Dan Mintz, president and executive director of Advanced Mobility Academic Research Center, and Jenny Mattingley, director of government affairs, Shaw, Bransford and Roth, counted down the top federal stories of the week with Francis Rose. (Photo by Michael O’Connell/Federal News Radio)

Guests on the Federal News Countdown:

  • Dan Mintz, president and executive director, Advanced Mobility Academic Research Center
  • Jenny Mattingley, director of government affairs, Shaw, Bransford and Roth

Dan Mintz’s stories:

#3 Cloud emerges as essential component in defense, intel operations (Federal Times)

#2 U.S. government probes medical devices for possible cyber flaws (Reuters)

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#1 Municipal sensor networks track citizen behavior for study, raises privacy concerns (Fierce Big Data)

Jenny Mattingley’s stories:

#3 Congress wants to probe the Internet of things. Here’s what it should focus on (Nextgov)

#2 Thousands of federal workers on extended paid leave (The Washington Post)

#1 McCarthy Offers Glimpse of GOP’s 2015 Priority: ‘Government Reform’ (Roll Call)