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GSA Posts Web Resources of Enterprise Infrastructure Service Providers

The General Services Administration has unveiled a list of online resources meant to inform federal agencies of what technology and service offerings they can acquire from multiple vendors via the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions procurement vehicle, FCW reported Wednesday. GSA offers information about services, planning and pricing options on the agency’s Interact site in an …

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Commerce Dept Wants Public Feedback on Proposed Regulations for 911 Grant Program

The Commerce Department seeks public input on the proposed implementing rules of a grant program that would fund state and local governments’ 911 call center modernization efforts. The department said Thursday the 911 Grant Program will issue up to $110 million in funds to help states and local jurisdictions adopt internet protocol-based emergency services …

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Army Develops Game-Based Test System for Military Gear, Operation Concepts

The U.S. Army has announced plans to roll out a gaming system for soldiers to virtually test future mission equipment and procedures. Operation Overmatch is being developed by the Army’s Software Engineering Directorate and Capabilities Integration Center, the service branch said Wednesday. Army Lt. Col. Brian Vogt said the branch gathered input from industry and …

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FCC Issues Requirements for FirstNet Opt-Out States

The Federal Communications Commission has defined standards that the agency will use to assess broadband networks of U.S. states that are opting out of the First Responder Network Authority’s national public safety network, MeriTalk reported Thursday. FCC will evaluate states’ requests to use their own networks through a two-pronged review system. The agency …

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GSA Revises Special Item Number on Professional Services Schedule to Cover ID Protection Services

The General Services Administration has revised a special item number on its Professional Services Schedule in an effort to meet the rising demand for identity protection services and changing requirements of federal agency customers. GSA’s office of professional services and human capital categories renamed SIN 520-20 on PSS as Data …

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SEC Chairman Jay Clayton Discloses 2016 Cyber Breach of Disclosure Document Collection System

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton issued a statement Wednesday saying the agency found in August that a previously identified cyber incident “may have provided the basis for illicit gain through trading,” MeriTalk reported Thursday. Clayton refers to a 2016 breach of the test filing component of SEC’s Electronic Data …

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