Commission has plan to reduce dependence on global sources in ICT supply chain

The Congressionally-sponsored Cyberspace Solarium Commission has laid out a plan for the nation to reduce dependence on untrustworthy global sources in…

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Creation of federal supply chain council means tougher standards for contractors

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In this Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, photo, visitors tour an exhibitor booth with a 5G on display at the Smart China Expo in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality. The World Bank and a Chinese Cabinet agency have urged Beijing to roll back plans for government-led technology development that are fueling a tariff war with Washington. (Chinatopix via AP)

Rise of 5G drives intelligence community to refine cyber threat information sharing practices

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Pandemic intensified need for agriculture innovation, USDA secretary says

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DoD sees CMMC as new way to monitor supply chain, spot shell companies

DoD says CMMC certifications will require an in-person visit by a third-party auditor, partly to make sure the company being certified really exists.

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In this photo taken Aug. 26, 2019 and released by the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer, 435th Air Expeditionary Wing photojournalist, salutes the flag during a ceremony signifying the change from tactical to enduring operations at Camp Simba, Manda Bay, Kenya. The al-Shabab extremist group said Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020 that it has attacked the Camp Simba military base used by U.S. and Kenyan troops in coastal Kenya, while Kenya's military says the attempted pre-dawn breach was repulsed and at least four attackers were killed. (Staff Sgt. Lexie West/U.S. Air Force via AP)

New HHS buying authorities among options available under Defense Production Act

Some options under the DPA are already employed on a semi-routine basis by the Defense Department and other agencies but could play a bigger role against…

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Government contracts and international trade in 2020

Having, hopefully, caught our collective breath from a tumultuous 2019, this year has much in store for federal contractors and suppliers.

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