“K STREET FIRMS JOCKEY FOR CYBER SUPREMACY”

THE HILL

–K STREET FIRMS JOCKEY FOR CYBER SUPREMACY: Washington’s main lobbying corridor is abuzz with talk of cybersecurity as law firms and influence peddlers compete to gain valuable share in the emerging market. Evidence of the rat race litters legal tabloids, lobbying disclosure forms and job boards, confirming that cyber threats are not only fodder for headlines — they present a major business opportunity for D.C.’s most powerful firms. “Everyone believes this is going to be the next hot thing,” headhunter Ivan Adler, a principal at the Arlington-based McCormick Group, told The Hill. “What I’m telling staffers is: if you have a chance to gain that kind of experience in cyber, you should do it.” The competition for clients is only expected to heat up as the 114th Congress gets fully underway. To read our full piece, click here: http://bit.ly/1D55cDd