John R. Graham | Tuesday February 21, 2017 at 1:45 PM PDT | Comments Off on Medicare, Medicaid and VA at High Risk for Waste, Fraud and Abuse, Says GAO
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has published its biennial update of federal programs “that it identifies as high risk due to their greater vulnerabilities to fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement...” Healthcare programs feature high on the list. Medicare, the entitlement program for seniors, and Medicaid, the joint state-federal welfare program for low-income households, are...
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Tags: cybersecurity, federal waste, fraud & abuse, Government Accountability Office (GAO), Medicaid, Medicare, Veterans Administration
Mary Theroux | Monday February 16, 2015 at 4:03 PM PDT | Comments Off on Obama’s Dangerous Call for Collaboration
President Obama held a much-publicized White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford last Friday, culminating with his signing onstage a new executive order calling for “collaboration” between government and technology companies to fight cyber crime. Tech executives from Google, Yahoo, and Facebook to their credit declined invitations to attend, while Apple...
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Tags: Apple Computer, Civil Liberties, Corporatism, Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center, cybersecurity, FBI, Intelligence, NSA, Personal Liberty, Privacy, Surveillance, Technology, Terrorism, Tim Cook