Industry has concerns with CMMC’s ‘very ambitious’ rollout

A coalition of six tech industry associations has some gripes with how the DOD plans to roll out CMMC, the new cybersecurity model for all contractors.

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Coronavirus could further delay EIS telecom modernization ‘crucial’ to emergency response

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 days ago

The General Services Administration isn't pushing back contract award deadlines, yet.

IT remains high in Senate’s nearly $2 trillion rescue package, but less than House’s draft

by Jackson Barnett • 4 days ago

The Senate's COVID-19 response bill offers a different and apparently smaller chunk of money to the federal government to meet its teleworking and IT challenges.

The case for remote voting by Congress strengthens as more lawmakers quarantine

by Dave Nyczepir • 5 days ago

Independent resolutions in the House and Senate don't specify what technology might be used in each chamber, respectively.

Pentagon’s corrective action an attempt to ‘gerrymander’ JEDI in Microsoft’s favor, AWS says

by Billy Mitchell • 5 days ago

Amazon Web Services filed a response opposing the Department of Defense's recent motion to remand the case and re-evaluate parts of its departmentwide enterprise cloud contract.

IT spending would go beyond OMB request under House’s emergency bill

by Jackson Barnett • 5 days ago

The House measure arrived while Senate Democrats and the Trump administration were working on a different version of a massive package to boost the U.S. economy.

Tech Modernization Fund would get $3B surge under House emergency appropriations

by Billy Mitchell • 5 days ago

Agencies could apply to use part of the $3 billion through fiscal 2022 specifically for "technology-related modernization activities to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus."

Census Bureau seeks ‘economic indicator’ status for experimental data product

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 week ago

The Business Formation Statistics could be the first measure to receive the distinction since 2004, as the bureau looks to innovate beyond traditional surveys.

NSF marshals data science, blockchain to streamline federal grant processing

by Wyatt Kash • 2 weeks ago

A National Science Foundation team developed a document ‘fingerprinting’ process that could help federal grant-issuing agencies sort through thousands of proposals more effectively.

How network modeling and cyber hygiene improve security odds for federal agencies

by FedScoop Staff • 2 weeks ago

Modern network modeling platforms will help equip agencies to find and automatically update outdated configuration rules lurking on aging infrastructure.

DOD wants to re-evaluate parts of JEDI

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

In the motion filed Thursday evening, the Pentagon asks the court to remand Amazon's protest of the JEDI contract to the department for 120 days so that it can "reconsider certain aspects of the challenged agency decision."

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