Alan Berube is a senior fellow in the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution.
No federal employee wants to leave D.C. None want to move here, either.
Foreign actors are increasingly using those vulnerabilities to advance state policies, causing governments to treat cyber attacks as an extension of armed conflict.
Elections are the responsibility of states, counties, cities and towns. But the federal government has an increasing role on the security end of things.
Dunford says the holes in readiness are filled, but the military needs to build on its competitive edge.
Members of the House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress agree Congress lacks tech oversight capacity to keep an eye on federal agencies, but whether that means bringing back the Office of Technology Assessment, as some lawmakers have suggested, remains unclear.
Commandant Karl Schultz stood before the House on Tuesday laying out the agency’s many concerns and promises. Schultz said fiscal 2020 will focus mainly on readiness and addressing maritime challenges.
The Navy says it can handle any fight, but it’s processes for bringing products to sailors is slow.
Navy Cmdr. Brendan Stickles, a federal executive fellow at the Brookings Institution, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology is spearheading an initiative to help agencies and organizations fill in the holes when it comes to implementation of data privacy protections.