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Day: August 31, 2021

Government Matters (Full Show) – August 31, 2021

Government must act to protect GPS from attacks Diana Furchtgott-Roth, adjunct professor at the George Washington University, discusses action the United States government must take to address major vulnerabilities in the GPS network   Award finalist reduces appeals backlog at Department of Veterans Affairs Mary Frances Matthews, assistant decision review operations center manager at the […]

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Full interview with Diana Furchtgott-Roth – Government must act to protect GPS from attacks

The Global Positioning System (GPS) is essential to nearly every industry in the country, but it’s a single point of failure. If GPS is attacked by one of our adversaries, there is no backup plan. Three separate laws have requested the Department of Transportation to set up a backup to GPS, subject to appropriations, but […]

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Award finalist reduces appeals backlog at Department of Veterans Affairs

For years, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has faced lengthy delays with its disability benefits program. Congress responded with a new law to expedite and streamline the appeals process, but the backlog remained at over 270,000 appeals. Then Mary Frances Matthews stepped in, helping reduce the backlog by 87%. Matthews, assistant decision review operations […]

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