Mark Warner

$1B boost to TMF draws support from Senate Democrats

by • 3 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 • 7 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 • 9 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 • 12 months 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.

Internet of Things cybersecurity bill is back with bipartisan support

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 3 years ago

Panelists pointed to continuous evaluation as a key opportunity to get security clearance applicants on the job faster.

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