GSA adding supply chain requirements to major contracts
2GIT, STARS III and other governmentwide acquisition contracts are all part of the more "proactive approach" to protecting federal information systems, say officials.
State Department seeks ‘clean path’ 5G networks
State wants "an end-to-end communication path that does not use any 5G transmission, control, computing, or storage equipment from an untrusted vendor."
Contractors want extended deadline to rid Chinese tech from networks
Contractors are worried complying with an upcoming deadline to rid their networks of blacklisted Chinese tech could be the final nail in the coffin during this economic downturn.
GSA pushes forward with ban on Huawei, ZTE in 2020
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.
Contractors seek supply chain clarity ahead of full federal ban on Huawei, ZTE
Vendors want to know what products and companies will be covered by GSA's latest supply chain prohibition aimed at curbing Chinese economic espionage.
Potential supply-chain threats prompt Senate bill on training acquisition officials
New legislation would create an educational program for agency officials handling risk management, prompted by concerns over Chinese and Russian tech companies.