AUTHOR ARCHIVES

Gregg Sangillo

Results 1-7 of 7

Tauscher leaving House seat for Clinton's State Department

March 19, 2009 Rep. Ellen Tauscher, D-Calif., announced on Wednesday that she was leaving her House seat to accept the Obama administration's nomination as undersecretary for arms control and international security at the State Department. This could be an interesting choice for several reasons. The position was filled by an acting head, John...

McCain draws some union support

September 3, 2008 Skip Roberts is assistant director for the Service Employees International Union, a huge labor group that represents public service workers, nurses, and security guards. In the Twin Cities this week as he has entered elevators and receptions and talked to GOP delegates about where he works, the Vietnam veteran often...

Key agency posts remain empty

April 7, 2008 Woody Allen sagely observed that 90 percent of life is just showing up. At key federal offices, nobody is doing even that as upper-level positions go unfilled in the waning days of the Bush administration. In February, President Bush chastised the Democratic-controlled Senate for failing to confirm his choices for...

Younger generation redefines public service

November 21, 2007 President Kennedy's call for young people to serve their country once energized an entire generation, and government institutions such as the Peace Corps and the Foreign Service were often the beneficiaries. If a president made a similar appeal today, young people might respond by asking not what they could do...

Groups raise concerns about increased classification of documents

October 27, 2004 "The Bush Administration Is Secretive" has become a familiar story line in the press. And since the September 11 attacks, much of the media attention on secrecy has focused on the Justice Department's detainee policy and the murky legal issues involving the administration's labeling of terrorism suspects as "enemy combatants."...

NASA veteran a key player in global warming debate

May 28, 2004 James Hansen, a 37-year NASA veteran who directs the agency's Goddard Institute for Space Studies, is the kind of expert whom presidents turn to for scientific briefings on climate change. Shortly after George W. Bush moved into the White House, for instance, he invited Hansen to talk to top administration...

FBI intelligence chief quietly beefs up agency's role

May 24, 2004 The Sept. 11 attacks and the failure to find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq have convinced many policy makers of the urgent need for intelligence reform. By July 26, the 9/11 commission is expected to reach conclusions about what changes are necessary and who should drive them. The White...

Thank you for subscribing to newsletters from GovExec.com.
We think these reports might interest you:

  • Sponsored by G Suite

    Cross-Agency Teamwork, Anytime and Anywhere

    Dan McCrae, director of IT service delivery division, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

    Download
  • Data-Centric Security vs. Database-Level Security

    Database-level encryption had its origins in the 1990s and early 2000s in response to very basic risks which largely revolved around the theft of servers, backup tapes and other physical-layer assets. As noted in Verizon’s 2014, Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR)1, threats today are far more advanced and dangerous.

    Download
  • Sponsored by One Identity

    One Nation Under Guard: Securing User Identities Across State and Local Government

    In 2016, the government can expect even more sophisticated threats on the horizon, making it all the more imperative that agencies enforce proper identity and access management (IAM) practices. In order to better measure the current state of IAM at the state and local level, Government Business Council (GBC) conducted an in-depth research study of state and local employees.

    Download
  • Sponsored by Aquilent

    The Next Federal Evolution of Cloud

    This GBC report explains the evolution of cloud computing in federal government, and provides an outlook for the future of the cloud in government IT.

    Download
  • Sponsored by LTC Partners, administrators of the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program

    Approaching the Brink of Federal Retirement

    Approximately 10,000 baby boomers are reaching retirement age per day, and a growing number of federal employees are preparing themselves for the next chapter of their lives. Learn how to tackle the challenges that today's workforce faces in laying the groundwork for a smooth and secure retirement.

    Download
  • Sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise

    Cyber Defense 101: Arming the Next Generation of Government Employees

    Read this issue brief to learn about the sector's most potent challenges in the new cyber landscape and how government organizations are building a robust, threat-aware infrastructure

    Download
  • Sponsored by Aquilent

    GBC Issue Brief: Cultivating Digital Services in the Federal Landscape

    Read this GBC issue brief to learn more about the current state of digital services in the government, and how key players are pushing enhancements towards a user-centric approach.

    Download

When you download a report, your information may be shared with the underwriters of that document.