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GSA: White House 2017 Budget to Support Federal Real Estate Development Projects

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President Barack Obama has included nearly $1.4 billion in funds for various federal building projects of the General Services Administration in his fiscal 2017 budget proposal. “The President’s budget includes investments necessary to further strengthen our nation’s real estate portfolio while promoting development in communities across the country,” GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth …

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White House Develops $19B Cybersecurity Action Plan

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The Obama administration has unveiled a national strategy meant to help agencies, companies and individuals bolster defense of their computer systems and sensitive data, the Christian Science Monitor reported Tuesday. Sara Sorcher writes President Barack Obama’s proposed $19 billion cybersecurity budget for fiscal 2017 includes $3.1 billion for government information technology modernization efforts as part of the Cybersecurity …

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Mary Davie: GSA’s FAS Arm, DHA Forge $5B Health IT Procurement Partnership

health infosec

The General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service and the Defense Health Agency have formed a seven-year partnership to invest $5.4 billion toward the procurement of health information technology services and systems. Mary Davie, head of FAS’ integrated technology office, said in a Thursday blog post DHA will purchase new health IT services through …

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Mary Davie: GSA Implements Programs to Ensure Gov’t IT Product Security

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The General Services Administration has launched several efforts to manage cybersecurity of information technology products and services that vendors provide to customer agencies. Mary Davie, assistant commissioner of the integrated technology service office at GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, wrote in a blog entry posted Monday the agency will establish a supply chain …

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Reports: GSA to Make Federal Acquisition Gateway Site Public

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The General Services Administration could open its government Acquisition Gateway online portal to companies and the general public beginning next week, Fedscoop reported Thursday. Billy Mitchell writes GSA launched the site in October 2014 for agency procurement employees to access information about a wide range of goods and services by category as well as to share …

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GSA, DoD, NASA Propose Rule to Tackle Federal Contractor Confidentiality Requirements

acquisition policy

The General Services Administration, NASA and the Defense Department have proposed a regulation to block vendors that use internal agreements to prevent their employees or subcontractors from reporting wasteful spending, fraud and abuse to federal customers. The three agencies said Friday in a Federal Register notice their proposed rule would …

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