Mark Warner

Contractors demand maximum telework authority as coronavirus furloughs loom

by • 4 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 • 5 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 • 8 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 • 1 year 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 • 2 years ago

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

Senators urge global action on cyber bank robbers

by • 4 years ago

U.S. President Barack Obama should raise the issue of online bank robberies and other cyberattacks on the worldwide financial system at the upcoming G20 gathering of global leaders in China, six democratic senators urged this week.

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