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Shutdown Halts Work on NASA IT Contract Vehicle, NIST Cyber Framework

Capitol_BuildingThe government shutdown could prevent some agencies from meeting deadlines to release information on programs and contract vehicles, FCW reported Thursday.

Amber Corrin, Adam Mazmanian and Mark Rockwell write the shutdown is delaying the start of an upcoming governmentw-wide information technology contract vehicle managed by NASA and a National Institute of Standards and Technology cybersecurity framework .

NASA has furloughed workers responsible for evaluating proposals for the fifth Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement vehicle and pushed back the Oct. 14 deadline for vendors to submit their bids, according to the report.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology will also halt work on the draft cybersecurity framework that was scheduled release on Oct. 10 and has advised the public to submit comments in written form instead, FCW reports.

The Commerce Department and the Bureau of Labor Statistics have also delayed the release of some economic data reports, according to FCW.

 

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