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Senators Seek Updates on OMB’s Pilot Program for Federal Contractor Reporting

Sens. Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) and Tom Carper (D-Delaware) have requested the Office of Management and Budget to provide updates on a pilot program that seeks to reduce reporting costs for federal contractors in compliance with the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014. In a letter published Tuesday, the lawmakers asked OMB Director Shaun Donovan to provide information on how …

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Kevin Kampschroer: GSA Adds Pilot Platform Feature to Real Estate Sustainability Practices Tool

The General Services Administration has updated its real estate sustainability practice tool with a new platform built to aid in product procurement functions vendors and buyers, the agency announced Tuesday. Kevin Kampschroer, GSA chief sustainability officer and director, said the pilot platform for the Sustainable Facilities Tool will supply users product-level data that works …

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DoD, NASA, GSA Issue Final Rule on Federal Contractor Data System Protection

The Defense Department, NASA and the General Services Administration have released a final rule that lists 15 security control measures that seek to protect contractors’ data systems as part of amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation, the National Law Review reported Monday. Alexander W. Major writes the rule covers systems that store and process “federal …

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GSA to Assign New Special Item Number for Health IT Under Schedule 70; Roya Konzman Comments

The General Services Administration plans to designate a new special item number for health information technology services under the agency’s Information Technology Schedule 70 acquisition vehicle, Federal Times reported Monday. Carten Cordell writes government agencies will have access to health IT services under 132-56 SIN. Roya Konzman, senior IT specialist at GSA, told Federal …

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FedScoop: GSA 18F Team Starts to Build Bug Bounty Program for Federal Agencies

The General Services Administration‘s 18F digital services team has started to develop a bug bounty program that will provide cash incentives for hackers that discover cybersecurity flaws in federal agencies’ systems, Fedscoop reported Monday. Billy Mitchell writes 18F worked on the platform to host “bounties as a service” that will offer $3,500 in prizes to hackers …

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Jim Piche: GSA to Issue Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation-as-a-Service Task Orders by August

The General Services Administration plans to award the next set of task orders under the Department of Homeland Security’s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program in an effort to provide 41 small agencies access to cybersecurity services through cloud-based shared services, FCW reported Wednesday. Mark Rockwell writes Jim Piche, group manager of GSA’s federal …

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