Government Matters (Full Show) – December 30, 2018

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First Federal Reskilling Academy offers cybersecurity training

Jason Gray, CIO at the Department of Education, and Alan Paller, founder & director of research at the SANS Institute, discuss cyber training initiatives in government, and what they are looking for in applicants.

The cost of a federal government shutdown

Steve Ellis, vice president of Taxpayers for Common Sense, outlines the consequences of government shutdowns, and why the current shutdown is similar to the one in 2013.

Biggest defense & national security stories of 2018

Kate Kidder, associate political scientist at the RAND Corporation, Capt. Jerry Hendrix (USN, Ret.), VP of the Telemus Group, and Col. Dan Merry (USAF, Ret.), VP of government relations at the Military Officers Association of America, discuss the year’s top defense news, and what to look for in 2019.