• Zero trust
    threat detection

    Zero-trust networks to build on EIS

    The General Services Administration's next-generation telecommunications services contract will be a core component of the ZTN architectures emerging at federal agencies. 04/17/2019

  • Cybersecurity
    Shutterstock image By Pasko Maksim Stock vector ID: 591206291

    Contractors: Get ready for tighter DOD supply chain enforcement

    The Defense Department wants to make contractors' cyber maturity a more important consideration before contracts are awarded. 04/16/2019

  • Cybersecurity
    secure network (bluebay/Shutterstock.com)

    Federal CISO floats potential for new supply chain regs

    The federal government's top IT security chief and canvassed industry for feedback on how to shape new rules of the road for federal acquisition and procurement. 04/16/2019

  • Acquisition
    FCW Photo Illustration; Images from NASA SEWP and Shutterstock/Blackboard

    More SEWP for you!

    Growing beyond its role as an IT commodity store, SEWP is honing buying data and reshaping its services to better accommodate federal customers, a top official says. 04/16/2019

  • Acquisition
    paths (cybrain/Shutterstock.com)

    GSA's COMET contract moving ahead

    Bids on half of the IT contract that will eventually support the General Services Administration's acquisition service are due at the end of the month. 04/15/2019

  • Defense
    cloud computing (Shutterstock.com)

    JEDI cloud deal down to AWS and Microsoft

    A Defense Department probe into conflict of interest relating to its $10 billion cloud buy didn't find anything to derail the solicitation. An award could be coming in mid-July. 04/10/2019

  • Telecom
    Shutterstock image 1170026143 Casimiro PT / Shutterstock.com

    EIS gets first official task order

    CenturyLink and NASA inked the first contract for services under the General Services Administration's next-generation telecommunications contract. 04/09/2019

  • Comment
    CIO (Panchenko Vladimir/Shutterstock.com)

    The case for a federal department of IT

    Right now responsibility for IT acquisition and cybersecurity policy sprawls over multiple federal departments, with no single accountable leader at the top. Is that a good idea? 04/08/2019

  • Acquisition
    controlling chaos (rudall30/Shutterstock.com)

    QSSI gets a 1-year extension on health care data hub

    A long and drawn-out procurement including four rounds of protests and multiple federal lawsuits means that the incumbent contractor charged with maintaining a key piece of the Affordable Care Act infrastructure gets another year on the job. 04/05/2019

  • Acquisition
    wireless network

    EIS contract announcements brewing

    At least three big federal agencies are set to announce contracts under GSA's next-generation telecommunications contract. 04/05/2019

  • Management
    workflow (Urupong Phunkoed/Shutterstock.com)

    House Dems oppose White House reorg plan

    The White House's proposal to reorganize and shutter the Office of Personnel Management hit a major snag, with House Oversight Democrats opposing any funding of the plan. 04/04/2019

  • Veterans Affairs
    VA headquarters in Wash., DC

    VA tells Congress that key Mission Act IT tool will work

    A U.S. Digital Services team report recommended scrapping a tool needed for the June 6 implementation of a law that pays for veterans' healthcare outside the VA system. 04/04/2019

  • Cloud
    cloud applications (chanpipat/Shutterstock.com)

    CIA plans multibillion cloud buy for intelligence community

    Six years after their initial cloud infrastructure push, the CIA is leading a multivendor expansion of cloud services for the entire intelligence community, with awards expected in 2021. 04/01/2019

  • Defense
    Shutterstock image By Pasko Maksim Stock vector ID: 591206291

    Weak links in the defense supply chain

    A panel of industry experts told Congress about the widespread ignorance many defense contractors have about the cybersecurity integrity of their own supply chains. 03/31/2019

  • Procurement
    FBI Headquarters (Photo by Kristi Blokhin/Shutterstock)

    FBI needs more time to recompete $5B IT product contract

    In a FedBizOpps notice, the bureau said it plans to extend by another year current Information Technology Supplies and Support Services contract, also known as ITSSS or "IT Triple-S." 03/29/2019

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