Mark Warner

After news of SolarWinds breach, Capitol Hill turns attention to CISA

by • 1 month ago

CISA's cyber-protection teams can only do so much without enhanced threat-hunting authority — and with a vacancy in leadership looming large, lawmakers said.

Sen. Warner: Pentagon tech spending should be ‘reexamined’ post-COVID

by • 2 months ago

Defense funding will likely be curtailed to address federal deficit increases, at a time when when investments in cybersecurity and 5G are needed to compete with China, the Virginia senator said.

$1B boost to TMF draws support from Senate Democrats

by • 6 months ago

The lawmakers are asking the Appropriations Committee to consider adding $1 billion in TMF funding in the forthcoming coronavirus relief package.

Contractors demand maximum telework authority as coronavirus furloughs loom

by • 10 months ago

“We’re really in uncharted territory here," said the attorney leading Ward & Berry's government contracts practice.

Background investigations reform shifts focus with backlog down

by • 12 months ago

Lawmakers want to ensure a streamlined process will still exclude "the Edward Snowdens of the world."

Delays in security clearances hit IT vendors in capital region the hardest, report says

by • 1 year ago

The backlog of background checks — typically more than 200 days for most new hires who need a clearance — has ripple effects throughout the region, according to the Greater Washington Partnership.

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