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  • The initiative aims to provide federal employees with college credit for certain agency-created human resources classes. Federal employees could apply the courses toward degrees at colleges and universities.

    July 17, 2012
  • The White House, Congress, DoD and many others are trying to stem the tide of counterfeit products and software with malicious code from entering federal systems. The administration soon will release recommendations for how all agencies and vendors can improve the security of their products. DoD issued a memo in March requiring changes to how services protect their supply chains.

    June 15, 2012
  • 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.

    November 17, 2011
  • 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.

    March 23, 2011
  • 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.

    March 17, 2011
  • 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…

    January 26, 2011
  • MC-squared to bring together experts from engineering and computer science with university colleagues in various disciplines to develop new educational and research programs.

    October 22, 2010
  • 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.

    October 22, 2010
  • 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.

    October 20, 2010
  • 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.

    September 28, 2010
  • 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

    April 12, 2010
  • 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.,…

    May 01, 2009