As the Trump administration prepares to dramatically ramp up its continuous evaluation capabilities in the coming years, industry is asking for access to some of the data collected from cleared contractors. That information, industry says, will better inform their own insider threat programs.
The 2020 Defense authorization bill includes almost 1,800 pages and we found several important and interesting provisions that you should know about ranging from military cyber advisers to the possible return of lead system integrators.
DISA, GSA and industry issues dominated the 10 most read Reporter’s Notebook stories in 2019. The common theme across many of the stories is how agencies are setting the table for bigger changes in 2020.
Maj. Gen. Cameron Holt, the deputy assistant secretary for contracting in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, said 80% of companies who won contracts at Pitch Days were non-traditional contractors.
Federal procurement lawyers say the first quarter of the federal fiscal year tends to be among the busiest times of the year as contractors challenge awards and solicitations that came during the previous fourth quarter.
Stephanie Shutt, director of the Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) Program Management Office, joined host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the Federal Acquisition Service’s MAS consolidation initiative.
Launching a new aircraft carrier is more than floating a big ship.
The Pentagon says Defense Secretary Mark Esper has removed himself from decision-making on a cloud computing contract potentially worth $10 billion, due to his son’s employment with one of the original contract bidders
The government has asked the Government Accountability Office to dismiss a pending bid protest against the Defense Enterprise Office Solutions contract so it can address unspecified issues, according to a source familiar with the protest.
The Air Force’s Cloud One program faces a protest by Leidos, while the Army names a new project manager for data and the CIO Council upgrades its website for the first time since 2017.
The Senate has confirmed Eugene Scalia, son for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to serve as the next Secretary of Labor.
The Defense Department award to CSRA/GD-IT a contract to provide email and collaboration services in the cloud in late August has come under fire.
The Air Force may be looking to adapt a mid-20th century program to modern technologies in order to produce it’s sixth-gen fighter plane.
The defense and intelligence communities are pivoting from the term “continuous evaluation” to a concept of “continuous vetting,” which the Defense Department and Office of the Director of National Intelligence said will shift the way they monitor and establish trust with federal employees and contractors.