Supply chain management

  • A new focus in IoT security

    Emily Miller, director of National Security and Critical Infrastructure Programs at Mocana, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss IoT security and why device security and supply chain management are especially important in the federal government.

  • Gov’t turns to new ‘DUST’ technology for supply chain management

    Diamond Unclonable Security Tag, which is backed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is showing promise in the quest for better supply chain management.

  • Military unveils plan to help service members with base housing issues

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the Army, Navy and Air Force said they’re establishing a “tenant’s bill of rights” to help military members deal with cases of substandard on-base housing.

  • Sammies finalist has a new way to track components through supply chains

    The Defense Department has been working to ensure the billions it spends on parts such as electronic components are genuine and working.

  • Joseph Petrillo: Why SSA abandoned printer procurement over supply chain risks

    Parent awardee Iron Bow Technologies offered printers made by Lexmark, which is wholly owned by Chinese entities with close ties to that country’s government.

  • Michael Madden: NAVSUP logistics in better place due to tech innovation

    NAVSUP’s vice commander discussed logistics challenges with supply chain management, quality of life services and fuel purchases for ships, submarines and aircraft.

  • Army tries to solve supply chain management problems with mobile apps

    The Defense Department has a plan to get its supply chain management issues off of the Government Accountability Office’s high risk list, but progress has been very slow. The Army has a plan to speed things up.

  • Belva Martin, Government Accountability Office

    A group of foreign nationals working on one of NASA’s major projects found a way to choose their own security clearances to gain access to sensitive technologies. The way they did it was pretty simple. NASA just let them do it. Belva Martin is director of Acquisition and Sourcing Management Issues at the Government Accountability Office. In a new GAO report, she looks at NASA’s supply chain security. She shared a few ways the agency can tighten up its grip on In Depth with Francis Rose.

  • FY 2014 – Storm clouds on the horizon

    Steve Charles, co-founder and executive vice president of immixGroup and Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, will discuss what’s ahead for contractors in 2014. September 16, 2013 (Encore presentation September 23, 2013)

  • Pentagon struggles to secure a supply chain it no longer dominates

    Congress has told the Pentagon to stem the tide of suspected counterfeit parts that ultimately end up in military technology systems. First though, DoD has to come to grips with the fact that it can’t simply mandate change to an industrial base it once controlled.