The University of Maryland and the Smithsonian have entered into a formal research agreement. The two institutions will share allow its scholars, researchers and scientists to work together on research topics. C. D. Mote, Jr.,…
A University of Maryland program that prepares students for professional public policy work is growing. Joan Burton, Director, Individual Studies Program and Federal Semester joins us with details
Paul Tesluk, head of the University of Maryland’s new Center for Leadership, Innovation and Change discuses how you can innovate and drive change at your agency.
The University of Maryland is launching a new cybersecurity initiative that aims to stimulate public-private partnerships and address national vulnerabilities, including those facing industry. The idea is to help ”connect the dots” in the region’s burgeoning federal and private cyber sector.
Agencies and industry are trading employees with specific technology skills, but in the end both need to increase the overall workforce. One expert calls for the professionalization of cybersecurity workers. Agencies are finding new ways to recruit these in-demand employees.
MC-squared to bring together experts from engineering and computer science with university colleagues in various disciplines to develop new educational and research programs.
In his State of the Union address, President Obama said he plans to try to eliminate and reduce the overlap and redundancy that has built up over the last 60 years. How the government restructures…
It’s that time of year again when you have to fill out your March Madness brackets. But not for the basketball tournament — for the cyber defense contest.
The Google and University of Maryland Cybersecurity Seminar Series will feature a diverse group of speakers from industry, academia, and government, addressing a broad range of topics related to cybersecurity, including technology, policy, and economics. Invited speakers will also examine the impact that cybersecurity threats and protective measures are having on privacy, identity, social networks, business and national security.
Don Kettl, dean of the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, said policymakers can draw on lessons learned from previous rounds of government downsizing to make smarter decisions now. He made his remarks from the 2011 Excellence in Government conference.