supply chain

GSA pushes forward with ban on Huawei, ZTE in 2020

by Dave Nyczepir • 3 weeks ago

The Federal Acquisition Service’s first refresh of its consolidated schedule will include the ban on contracting with vendors tied to Chinese tech companies Huawei and ZTE.

Murky contractor ownership masks national security threats to IT

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 months ago

The Department of Defense hasn't done a good enough job assessing such threats, the Government Accountability Office found.

Contractors seek supply chain clarity ahead of full federal ban on Huawei, ZTE

by Dave Nyczepir • 3 months ago

Vendors want to know what products and companies will be covered by GSA's latest supply chain prohibition aimed at curbing Chinese economic espionage.

GSA awards 75 spots on $5.5B Second Generation IT vehicle

by Dave Nyczepir • 3 months ago

The five-year BPA streamlines acquisition of hardware and software products and services to not only federal agencies but state, local and tribal governments.

DOD issues draft of new contractor cyber standards

by Billy Mitchell • 5 months ago

A draft of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is now live, and the Pentagon wants feedback through Sept. 25.

GSA ‘controversially’ removing refurbished technology SIN during schedules consolidation

by Dave Nyczepir • 5 months ago

The Federal Acquisition Service hopes to reduce the exposure of agencies to supply chain attacks.

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