The bipartisan House provision, advocated by Rep. Jim Langevin, would also work with federal departments to develop a U.S. national cyber strategy.
Federal agencies work under a policy requiring them to disclose cyber flaws to vendors. Except sometimes they don’t. Jason Healy, senior research scholar and cyber conflict expert at Columbia University, talks to Federal Drive with Tom Temin about the disclosure loopholes and the harm they can cause.
The Department of Homeland Security will reorganize the National Protection and Programs Directorate, but the agency has a long list of cyber responsibilities and goals. Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas talked about the agency’s cyber portfolio at Columbia University in New York. Jay Healey, senior research scholar at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, hosted the discussion. He’s also editor of the book “A Fierce Domain: Cyber Conflict, 1986 to 2012” and co-author of the “Cyber Security Policy Guidebook”. He joined In Depth with Francis Rose to share what he heard at the discussion.
The Library of Congress and Columbia University are creating a web-based clearinghouse of information about best practices for preserving significant geospatial data. Project manager William LeFurgy gives us a peek.
Previewing a bill that could change the future of the U.S. Census Bureau. (part 1 of 2)