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Industry’s patience wearing thin with DoD’s CMMC, GSA’s follow-on to OASIS

Three industry associations wrote to DoD and one wrote to GSA expressing concerns about governmentwide initiatives that will impact contractors. Also,…

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Federal CIO Martorana: $1B TMF lets agencies ‘apply for projects that previously were out of their reach’

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Industry persuades DISA to change market research approach for cloud acquisition

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(AP Photo/Matt Slocum)President-elect Joe Biden speaks about the COVID-19 pandemic during an event at The Queen theater, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Biden proposal calls investments in federal IT ‘an urgent national security issue’

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DoD’s interim rule adds a new twist to implementing cyber maturity model

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U.S. Navy/MC1 Byron C. LinderSOUTH PACIFIC (July 9, 2017) Operations Specialist 1st Class Charles Hammond, from Kansas City, Missouri, monitors tracks aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) during an air defense exercise comprised of Sterett, amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD 20), amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), Royal Australian Navy frigate helicopter HMAS Ballarat (FFH 155), Royal Australian Navy guided missile frigate HMAS Darwin (FFG 04), and Royal Australian Navy frigate helicopter HMAS Toowoomba (FFH 156) as part of Talisman Saber 17. Sterett, part of a combined U.S.-Australia-New Zealand expeditionary strike group (ESG), is undergoing a series of scenarios that will increase proficiencies defending the ESG against blue-water threats so amphibious forces can launch Marine forces ashore in the littorals. Talisman Saber is a biennial U.S.-Australia bilateral exercise held off the coast of Australia meant to achieve interoperability and strengthen the U.S.-Australia alliance. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Byron C. Linder/Released)170709-N-ZW825-895

Tech companies tell DoD its new cyber standards are missing the mark

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DHS task force sets 190-threat baseline for federal supply chain

The ICT Supply Chain Risk Management Task Force at DHS issued four recommendations for how agencies and industry can address threats.

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Executive order aims to breathe life into stagnant CIO authorities

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday in an effort to build institutional capabilities to drive IT modernization.

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An F-35C Lightning II test aircraft is on static display in the hanger deck of the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower of the coast of Norfolk, Va., Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. The aircraft was doing test landings and launches from the ship.  The aircraft is expected to be deployed in 2018 with the Navy.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

GAO wants Block 4 of F-35 to be a separate acquisition

Michael Sullivan, GAO’s director for defense weapons system acquisitions, and Trey Hodgkins, senior vice president of the IT Industry Council, are guests on this week’s Pentagon Solutions.

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