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Larry Allen — Director, Allen Federal Business Partners
General Services Administration Acting Administrator Dan Tangherlini is promising changes at his agency. He already has a new leader on the Federal Buildings Service, and he recently told the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee he’s looking at the fees the agency charges.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners tells In Depth he’s not surprised the agency is rethinking its fee structure.
Tim McManus — Vice President for Education and Outreach, Partnership for Public Service
Last night the winners of the Service to America Medal award received their honors at a fancy gala event in D.C. In attendance was Tim McManus, vice president for education and outreach at the Partnership for Public Service, which sponsors the awards ceremony.
McManus joins In Depth to discuss the awards program last night’s ceremony.
Michael Schmitt — Chairman and Professor of International Law, U.S. Naval War College
Defending against a cyber attack is just one part of dealing with cyber challenges around the world. Response is a facet of cyber warfare that is still in the formative stage.
Professor Michael Schmitt, the chairman and and professor of International Law at the U.S. Naval War College, leads NATO’s Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence. The center recently published a legal framework for cyber warfare.
A district court judge has put a hold on a provision STOCK Act that would have required some 28,000 senior federal employees to publish their financial information online.
The hold comes as a response to a lawsuit filed by the Senior Executives Association. Bill Bransford, a partner at Shaw Bransford & Roth and the general counsel of the Senior Executives Association, one of the groups that brought the lawsuit, joins In Depth to discuss the case.