NIST will finalize new publication NISTIR 8276 that will include eight key principles for protecting IT supply chains and release the draft to update SP 800-161, which will includes specific steps for agencies.
Federal agencies - and there are several of them at least - affected by the SolarWinds cybersecurity fiasco are under a new deadline.
For more likely scenarios, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to the former National Security Agency chief information security officer, now with Fidelis Cybersecurity, Chris Kubic.
This week on Off the Shelf, Baker Tilly's Jeff Clayton join host Roger Waldron to discuss what the current regulatory push in the federal government means for federal contractors.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Office of Special Counsel issued a post-election Hatch Act advisory. The voting is over, so the OSC says it's ok to sport hats or T-shirts or to display pictures while you're on duty.
At the Defense Logistics Agency, for example, it spans from raw materials to manufacturing, to storage and outbound logistics or delivery.
A technology industry representative told reporters yesterday that the interim rule DoD published in September didn't offer enough clarity about the certification process, costs and reciprocity.
This week on Off the Shelf, Federal News Network Executive Editor Jason Miller talks about the state of the federal market and the top procurement developments in the new fiscal year.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Army is embedding nutritionists, physical fitness experts and coaches into active duty brigades in hopes of increasing performance and cutting down on injuries.
The Federal Acquisition Security Council sent its charter and strategic plan to Congress detailing three pillars of focus areas and strategic initiatives, many of which build on existing agency efforts.
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.
The Federal Acquisition Security Council detailed two processes in a new interim rule for addressing supply chain risks as required by the Federal Acquisition Supply Chain Security Act of 2018.
The interim rule implementing Section 889 of the 2019 NDAA takes effect Aug. 13 requiring agencies to add a provision to all new task orders and solicitation prohibiting vendors from using certain Chinese telecommunications products.
In today's Federal Newscast, National Archives and Records Administration employees have spent the pandemic making Black history records more accessible to the public.