B. Todd Jones is now confirmed as director at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. He served as acting director of the ATF since 2011. Now that he has the job on a permanent basis, the agency is getting ready to unroll new program and policy goals. Richard Marianos is Assistant Director of Public and Governmental Affairs at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
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The Information Technology Industry Council makes a big splash in the federal community today by adding muscle to its lobbying effort. ITIC steals four top executives from a rival association and launches a new public sector practice. Federal News Radio executive editor Jason Miller shares details on how and why ITIC is moving into TechAmerica’s territory.
Veterans are getting a jumpstart on their competition for cybersecurity jobs. The non-profit cybersecurity foundation, (ISC)² is helping vets with cybersecurity scholarships. Julie Peeler, director of the (ISC)² Foundation, tells Federal News Radio’s Sean McCalley how the scholarship program started.
Each of the military services was forced to scale back training and maintenance activities last fiscal year because of the onset of sequestration. But Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says if the budget cuts are here to stay, the military may have to get used to a future of decreased military readiness.