Government Matters (Full Show) – September 25, 2018


White House releases new cybersecurity strategy

Christopher Painter, Former Coordinator for Cyber Issues at the State Department and Ari Schwartz, managing director of cybersecurity services at Venable, give their perspective on the new federal cyber strategy, and how it builds upon previous iterations.


House Republicans propose bill to give WH authority for fed reorg

Robert Shea, principal at Grant Thornton Public Sector, discusses congressional efforts to support, or possibly impede, the Trump administration’s reorganization plan.

Sammies nominee’s work protects women & babies from Zika virus

Peggy Honein, Director of the Division of Congenital & Developmental Disorders at the Centers For Disease Control, details her team’s efforts to research and prevent new cases of the Zika virus, and how they built an outbreak information-gathering system.