Acquisition

New ‘color of money’ for DOD software gaining traction, Lord says

by • 2 days ago

By changing the "color of money," DOD will create a software-specific way for contracting officers to buy code. Other changes are coming too.

VA legislation in Senate promises closer oversight of IT projects

by • 2 weeks ago

The bill would task the CIO to create strategic planning on IT projects that would be reviewed by Congress and other officials to increase oversight of the VA's IT portfolio.

CMMC rule change ‘undeterred’ by pandemic, with requirements coming soon

by • 2 weeks ago

The DOD's new cyber rules will be in contracts soon. The department is just waiting for final approval from the Office of Management and Budget.

CMMC board faces ‘passionate’ internal turmoil over new contract with DOD

by • 2 weeks ago

More troubles are rising for the implementation of DOD's new cybersecurity standards. It's a program many support, but questions over how it will roll out abound.

The Army still mails software patches on disks — it’s trying to stop that by 2021

by • 3 weeks ago

The Army is working on a common software repository that will allow for regular updates and patching to be done on the DOD's networks.

OMB tempers audit requirements in contractor Chinese tech ban

by • 4 weeks ago

The long-awaited guidance from OMB on banning certain Chinese technologies from the federal supply chain is here. Here's what contractors need to know.

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