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Perspecta protests DEOS cloud loss

The IT services company is protesting the $7.3 billion award in the Defense Enterprise Office Solutions contract to supply the Pentagon with Office 365 services.

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Moving out smartly on cloud and modernization

The Federal Cloud Computing Strategy takes a thoughtful approach to IT modernization.

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GSA clarifies supply chain rules

The General Services Administration has shifted some of its rules that oversee compliance to telecommunications and video gear acquisitions.

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Hoyer tees up CR to avoid shutdown

The House of Representatives is expected to pass a continuing resolution to keep the government open past the close of fiscal year 2019.

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Esper still mulling JEDI strategy

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said he's examining the strategy and execution of the DOD's planned $10 billion cloud buy and doesn't have a deadline to complete his review.

DOD releases unified cybersecurity standard for contractors

The Defense Department's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification framework is ready for public comment.

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OMB's CyberStat program is 'evolving'

Following an audit that found the Office of Management and Budget could be making better use of the cybersecurity reviews, Federal CISO Grant Schneider said agency is looking at revamping the program ahead of next fiscal year.

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ATARC looks to tackle persistent cloud problems

A new working group at ATARC looks to help agencies with familiar technical and management challenges of a move to a commercial cloud.

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GWACs anticipate bump in year end spending over FY2018

One big contract manager said the raised micropurchase limit will likely contribute to a rise in the dollar amount of year-end spending by agencies as fiscal year 2019 draws to a close.

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GDIT wins $7.6B Pentagon business software cloud contract

The Pentagon's other big cloud contract -- a plan to put business service software in the cloud -- was awarded to General Dynamics IT. The contract has a $7.6 billion ceiling and spans eight years.

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In supply chain management, the best defense is a good offense

No matter how "smart" a cybersecurity system and program is, there will always be a vulnerability if it's designed to play defense.

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Watchdog warns on GSA's contracting data trial

A pilot at the government's contracting hub isn't producing the data it promised and threatens pricing transparency, according to the inspector general at the General Services Administration.

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