FCW Insider: Jan. 14
The Defense Department's top buyer, Ellen Lord, said the incoming Biden administration will have to contend with adversarial investments and cybersecurity weaknesses in the contractor base.
Civil rights groups caution that the rule change that allows faith-based organizations that are also federal contractors to favor their members in hiring could lead to employment discrimination.
Deputy Defense Secretary David Norquist outlines plan to divvy up the Pentagon's number three job.
Acting tech chief Jeff Seaton takes over as NASA CIO as part of a spate of leadership changes.
*** The General Services Administration is removing all drones from its multiple award schedule program except for those vetted and approved by the Defense Innovation Unit's Blue sUAS Program. The announcement, made on GSA's Interact website, was made to counter the proliferation of Chinese-made drones that have been deemed a potential security threat.
*** The deadline to make Federal 100 nominations has been extended. You now have until Friday, Jan. 15 to get them in.
Posted by FCW Staff on Jan 14, 2021 at 2:31 AM