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Christopher R. Yukins

DOD PKI plan raises liability, relevance issues

The Defense Department is building a system for communicating with its contractors using dualkey encryption. This initiative will make it possible for DOD and its contractors to conduct paperless contracting in nearly complete security. But DOD and the private sector should recognize that DOD's pl

OFPP's strategic plan falls short in providing needed guidance

In response to language in last year's Defense Authorization Act, the Office of Management and Budget's Office of Federal Procurement Policy has released two reports about electronic commerce in the federal government. While those reports accurately reflect the state of EC in the federal marketplac