Effort to Develop Open Standards for 5G Moves in Intelligence Authorization Act

NextGov: An initiative to fund the development of fifth-generation networking technology based on open standards is among areas addressed in cybersecurity-focused authorizing legislation that passed the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.

“This bipartisan intelligence authorization bill ensures that the women and men of our intelligence agencies have the resources they need to do their jobs,” said Intelligence Ranking Member Mark Warner, D, VA. in a press release Wednesday. “This bill takes key steps to improve our national security, including investments in 5G technology, reforms to our security clearance process, and important protections for whistleblowers to report wrongdoing within the IC.”

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