defense industrial base

Kathleen Hicks to prioritize data as Pentagon No. 2

by • 3 months ago

As the deputy secretary, Hicks could be the highest-ranking official overseeing most of the major technology transformation in the DOD, both in business and warfighting.

CMMC requirements open door to modernize security

by • 3 months ago

New DOD mandates for the defense industrial base create an opportunity to refresh security strategies and mitigate supply chain vulnerabilities.

CMMC rule change is through the interagency review process

by • 7 months ago

"The rule has finished interagency review, and we are still expecting the rule to come out by the end of the calendar year," a DOD spokeswoman told FedScoop.

Space Force delegates acquisition authority to lower offices to speed up buying

by • 7 months ago

Top contracting authority has been delegated to "experts in the field" of space operations to speed up the acquisition process.

The CMMC’s first group of cybersecurity assessors is ready to train

by • 8 months ago

More than 70 people have been selected for the job. They won't be able to do real assessments of defense contractors yet, but the announcement is a big step forward for the CMMC-AB.

DOD’s IT supply chain has dozens of suppliers from China, report finds

by • 8 months ago

A new Govini report shows the break down of U.S.-, foreign- and Chinese-owned businesses in the DOD supply chain.

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