A draft version of the Defense Department’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, an assessment designed to measure and monitor cybersecurity practices of its contractors, is open for public comment.
The Pentagon will implement Microsoft Office 365 and associated capabilities including word processing and spreadsheets, email, collaboration, file sharing and storage across all military services and agencies.
Congress mandated the new office two years ago to drive more consistency into the ways in which the military handles IP rights in its contracts.
The Defense Department’s controversial contract for an infrastructure-as-a-service platform enters the net round of protests with Oracle filing a motion with the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
The RAND Corporation estimated government could save as much as $27.8 billion over 25 years by enrolling more security clearances into a sophisticated continuous evaluation program.
Federal News Network asked three legal experts to review and comment on the Court of Federal Claims’ decision on the protest of DoD’s JEDI cloud procurement.
Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle, the new DoD Secretary and the president continue to weigh-in on the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure procurement raising questions about the future of the initiative.
The Pentagon hopes to pick a nonprofit organization to oversee its new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program by January, with CMMC being applied to at least some new contracts by next summer.
Progress with the security clearance inventory has put pressure on the Defense Department’s Consolidated Adjudications Facility, which is realigning resources and personnel to work through its own backlog.
Four members of the House Armed Services Committee wrote to President Donald Trump that any further delays to the cloud procurement known as JEDI would harm the Pentagon.
New policies aren’t official yet, but defense and intelligence officials say they’re designing the newly renamed Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency that’s positioned for a more modern era.
Rick Hill, senior vice president at HumanTouch LLC, argues that DoD needs agility and flexibility and a single cloud approach under JEDI would not give them those features.
The Court of Federal Claims’ brief ruling did not fully explain the rationale behind the decision, but appeared to clear the way for DoD to award the $10 billion contract next month.
Brent Calhoon, a partner in Baker Tilly’s government contractor advisory services practice, makes the case for why DoD shouldn’t wait for Congress to act on the Section 809 panel recommendations.