DoD Releases Draft Version 0.7 of Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Model

December 17, 2019

The United States Department of Defense (DoD) Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (OUSD(A&S)) is currently working alongside the Defense Industrial Base to increase cybersecurity measures that will protect sensitive data. The protection of Intellectual Property (IP) has become a priority due to the high cost of malicious cyber threats. […]

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SBA Finalizes New Rules and Regulations in Time for End of Year

December 12, 2019

The Small Business Administration (SBA) recently finalized rules that aim to improve the HUBZone program. These rules will hopefully address issues within the federal contracting market to help “provide clarity on a number of issues, particularly how small businesses may comply with the subcontract limitation requirements and how independent contractors may be treated”. The new […]

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Pentagon Procurement Process Causes Tension in Congress

December 10, 2019

Section 804 of the defense authorization law, that was put into place four years ago, changed the acquisition rules for the Pentagon. While some were thrilled by the new process, there have been others who have found it to have come with its own set of issues. The Senate has noted that the trend of […]

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GSA’s Schedule Consolidation to Begin in January

December 06, 2019

The General Services Administration (GSA) is working to consolidate its Multiple Award Schedule. Work to combine the 24 separate schedules began in October and will officially go into effect in January. The GSA announced a Mass Modification on their site laying out the changes to current contract holders. Contractors will have until July 31st to […]

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A&S is Reinventing DoD Acquisition

December 04, 2019

The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (OUSD) for Acquisition and Sustainment, formerly OUSD Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, has focused efforts on improving the process in which delivery is made to the war fighter as well as maximizing the value for taxpayers. Efforts have been largely guided by the National Defense Strategy with six […]

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