(Chinatopix via AP)In this April 18, 2007 photo, workers install the logo for ZTE, a leading Chinese communications company, on top of an office building in Nanjing in eastern China's Jiangsu province. Washington has imposed restrictions on the ability of one of China's biggest telecoms equipment makers, ZTE Corp., to use American components after concluding the state-owned company improperly exported U.S. technology to Iran. Sanctions that took effect Tuesday, March 8, 2016, were imposed after ZTE was found to be

Second stage of Chinese telecom ban producing unintended consequences

The ZTE, Huawei ban is proving challenging for vendors doing business in countries where China-built networks are almost literally the only way to connect…

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When it comes to the Biden administration regulatory agenda, contractors are waiting for the shoes to drop

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In this photo taken Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, U.S Army troops training to serve as instructors participate in the new Army combat fitness test at the 108th Air Defense Artillery Brigade compound at Fort Bragg, N.C. The Army National Guard is looking for nearly 5,000 fitness instructors and buying roughly $40 million in workout equipment in the next seven months to help its soldiers meet new physical fitness standards being set by the military service. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Army getting some help keeping their troops in shape

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Army is embedding nutritionists, physical fitness experts and coaches into active duty brigades in hopes of increasing…

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How the Federal Acquisition Security Council will tackle supply chain risk management

The Federal Acquisition Security Council sent its charter and strategic plan to Congress detailing three pillars of focus areas and strategic initiatives,…

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

The Pentagon issued an interim rule under the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations on Sept. 29 to add more clarity around the implementation timeline and around the requirements contractors will have to adhere to over the next five years under the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program.

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