Army Cyber Command is ‘evolving’ beyond cyber-operations
Army Cyber Command's mission is "evolving" to focus on operations not strictly limited to traditional cyber operations, its command general said.
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.
Security clearances, cybersecurity, 2020 census remain on GAO’s High-Risk List
The latest edition of the Government Accountability Office’s “High-Risk List” of federal programs highlights problems in the governmentwide program for granting security clearances, and it reiterates concerns about the 2020 census and the government’s role in the nation’s cybersecurity. The new report, which will be featured in a House hearing Wednesday afternoon, also includes familiar notes about IT modernization.