Senate passes bill to crack down on conflicts of interest in federal contracting￼
The bill sets new federal contracting disclosure requirements and expands authorities for federal contracting officers.
The Daily Scoop Podcast: October 26, 2021
On the latest episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, an exit interview with former FCC CIO Francisco Salguero, and Angela Styles, Partner at Akin Gump.
DOD warns contractors of taking ‘adversarial’ investments during pandemic
"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.
Pentagon further restricts building access, boosting telework demand, after contractor dies
The Pentagon raised its in-person workforce restrictions to its second highest-level, HPCON-C, increasing the number of employees that will need teleworking to some degree.
Fresh draft of DOD contractor cybersecurity standards coming next month
Lord also detailed a first event next month focused on drones for the department's new Trusted Capital Marketplace.
Pentagon testing waters for accreditor of contractor cybersecurity assessments
DOD issued an RFI asking for feedback from organizations interested in serving as the accreditation body for its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program.