Sen. Mark Warner

Democratic senators question Pentagon’s review of JEDI

by • 3 years ago

The JEDI saga continues with a new letter from Senate Democrats asking Secretary Mark Esper about his decision to review the contract.

Senate bill would offer government-matched funds to reskill for AI, automation

by • 3 years ago

A new Senate bill is calling for the creation of employer-funded savings accounts to help reskill their workforces.

Intelligence community will set security clearance data standards in 2019 to whittle backlog

by • 4 years ago

The intelligence community needs a new game plan to quell a backlog of unprocessed security clearances, and officials think new data standards could help.

New bill would heighten security standards for IoT devices sold to government

by • 5 years ago

The “Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017,” co-sponsored by Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Cory Gardner, R-Colo, mandates that any IoT product sold to the government must be able to receive software patches in case of a discovered vulnerability.

Sen. Warner wants reassurance on federal patching against WannaCry

by • 5 years ago

Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., wrote to federal officials this week asking for details about how agencies patched their systems to protect against the WannaCry ransomware.