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How inflation has hit federal contractors

Inflation has seeped into every area of the economy, both goods and labor. For federal contractors, operating under fixed-priced contractors, and for the…

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Industry associations raise alarm bells over legislating software security

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DoD issues deviation after continued UEI transition delays

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NSA releases ‘post-quantum’ guidance for national security system owners, operators and vendors

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DoD seeks better integration between cyber risks, operations

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Employee Assistance programs, EAP

One prime contractor is growing its own startups with promising technology

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Inflation expected to hit government contractors hard, Pentagon comptroller says

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What the Defense Department ought to do about weak links in its supply chain

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Small business contract awards in 2021 reach all-time high

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POGO

How multi-billion dollar defense contractors netted small business set-asides

The Project on Government Oversight reviewed spending patterns of the Defense Logistics Agency under its Special Operational Equipment tailored logistics…

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Gerry Connolly

Connolly NDAA amendment would put a Schedule F revival to rest

The House will consider several workforce-related amendments to the 2023 Defense Authorization Act, including bringing TSA employees under Title 5.

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CMMC early adopter program to further spur vendor cyber actions

The Defense Department’s Defense Contract Management Agency is staffing up to prepare for assessments under the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program in 2023 and beyond.

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