There are approximately 75 days between a presidential
election and the inauguration of a new president. This is
considered the presidential transition period. It is a time of
opportunity and hazard for an incoming administration.
Enhancing Cybersecurity in a World of Real-
Time Threats: Insights from Dr. Phyllis Schneck,
Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and
Communications, National Protection and Programs
Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
New Approaches to Program Integrity:
A Conversation with Shantanu Agrawal, M.D.,
Director, Center for Program Integrity, Centers for
Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department
of Health and Human Services
From forging a unity of effort in homeland security to strategizing today how to field the U.S.
Army of tomorrow; to pursuing affordable housing, eliminating fraud, waste, and abuse in
healthcare, and securing cyberspace, this issue of The Business of Government magazine
delves into a diverse set of topics and public management issues facing us today.