GSA expects delay awarding commercial e-marketplace pilots

The initiative's leader is also helping provide agencies with hardware and services for telework during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Leidos survives protest of $6.5B deal to manage DOD’s IT networks

by Billy Mitchell • 17 hours ago

General Dynamics protested the contract, arguing that DISA improperly evaluated and awarded the contract. But the Government Accountability Office denied the protest in full.

New unmanned systems program at NOAA will focus on cybersecurity, acquisition process

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 days ago

While use of "UxS" vehicles by air and sea isn't new, NOAA's reliance on them has increased tenfold since 2012.

NIST will help create CMMC standards for third-party assessors

by Jackson Barnett • 3 days ago

Having CMMC training, assessing and credentialling all housed under the one accreditation board has triggered questions about a potential conflict of interest.

Work continues on CMMC rollout amid coronavirus disruption

by Jackson Barnett • 1 week ago

Work to get the CMMC into contracts and have third-party assessors certified continues, despite the coronavirus pandemic.

DOD warns contractors of taking ‘adversarial’ investments during pandemic

by Billy Mitchell • 1 week ago

"It's critically important that we understand that during this crisis the [Defense Industrial Base] is vulnerable to adversarial capital, so we need to ensure companies can stay in business without losing their technology," said Ellen Lord.

Air Force’s emerging tech supply chain remains strong despite COVID-19

by Jackson Barnett • 1 week ago

For now, the Air Force's emerging technology supply chain remains relatively undisturbed by the COVID-19 epidemic, its head of acquisition said.

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