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DISA delays $11B IT contract, removes CMMC requirements for now
Those bidding on the $11.7 billion Defense Enclaves Services IT contract will have to wait a little longer for the final RFP, and likely won't see CMMC requirements just yet.
AI Caucus could help generate support for much-needed legislation
Rep. Jerry McNerney believes educating Congress could pave the way for bills like his AI in Government Act of 2020.
Another agency draws attention of senators for warrantless use of phone data
Customs and Border Protection spent nearly half a million dollars on a subscription to Venntel's phone location database.
OPM director: Skills-based hiring will be ‘particularly helpful’ for recruiting cyber talent
Michael Rigas said a recent executive order opens a major door for agencies to recruit and interview talented professionals who obtained their skills outside of school.
Lawmaker calls for AI to be integrated into all future major defense programs
To modernize the Defense Department, every major program needs to incorporate AI development, said Rep. Anthony Brown, D-Md.
DHS considering CMMC supply chain applications
The department has begun working with vendors to ensure they understand required supply chain controls and are using components and equipment they're comfortable with.