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Day: December 2, 2021

Government Matters (Full Show) – December 2, 2021

Submarine cable cybersecurity, Enterprise Risk Management at TSP board and federal vaccine mandate updates


US government should prioritize cybersecurity of undersea communication cables, says internet security expert

There are over 800,000 miles of communication cables lining the sea floor and circling continents. Around 95% of global internet traffic flows through those undersea cables. Justin Sherman, nonresident fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative, says it’s time the U.S. government got serious about ensuring the security and resiliency of those cables. Sherman […]


Updated risk appetite statement reflects major transitions for Thrift Savings Plan board

Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) helps analyze the effectiveness of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board’s goals. The calendar year 2021 risk profile found several categories in the medium-high category. Kim Weaver, director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, said the board updated its risk appetite statement to account for taking on […]


Disciplinary timeline extends to next year for federal employees not complying with vaccine mandate

The White House says federal employees who are not complying with the vaccine mandate will not face disciplinary action until at least early next year. Those actions could mean unpaid suspensions or firing. Lisa Rein, federal government reporter for the Washington Post, said unions had pressed the Biden administration to delay disciplinary actions until after […]

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