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FCW Insider: July 16

Contractors will be facing big changes and tight timelines when DOD's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification goes live next year. Derek Johnson reports on how the defense industrial base is adapting. 

Another change, meanwhile, should make this fall's buying season a bit easier for federal agencies.  Mark Rockwell details a small-yet-significant amendment to the Federal Acquisition Regulation.

Army researchers have developed a cyber agility framework that could help train defensive cyber operators. Lauren C. Williams has the story

And Matt Goodrich, who for years was the face of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, is leaving the General Services Administration for the private sector.  Mark has more

Quick Hits

Washington Technology's Nick Wakeman wonders if Oracle's lost protest of the Defense Department's JEDI cloud contract strategy now lays the groundwork for future litigation.  Read more here

U.S. Cyber Command is in the market for a new financial management systems, and has additional details in a newly updated solicitation

Time is running out for Government Innovation Award nominations.  Submit your picks today for individual Rising Stars, Public Sector Innovations and Industry Innovators

Posted on Jul 15, 2019 at 12:48 AM


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