$1B boost to TMF draws support from Senate Democrats
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
“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
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
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.
Internet of Things cybersecurity bill is back with bipartisan support
The goal is to ensure that all government agencies are operating under the same set of security guidelines when they buy IoT devices, which have a wide range of civilian and military uses.
Senate panel digs into security clearance backlog, again finding little progress
Panelists pointed to continuous evaluation as a key opportunity to get security clearance applicants on the job faster.