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Deloitte’s Robin Lineberger to Co-Chair Industry Commission on Improving Federal Procurement

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The Professional Services Council has announced the creation of a commission that will identify the barriers to effective and innovative government procurement, according to an FCW article. “Our objective in forming this commission is to articulate the ways in which the government can align the federal acquisition process for services—such as …

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Senate Bill Moves Up Pentagon Audit Deadline

In mid-October, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told the House Armed Services Committee he wanted the Pentagon to be ready for an audit by 2014, three years earlier than the deadline mandated by Congress. Later in a memo to Pentagon comptroller Robert Hale Panetta ordered the department’s statement of budgetary resources …

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Redefining Small Business and Other ExecutiveGov Need-to-Read Stories

ExecutiveGov’s round-up of news you need to read to stay up to speed on federal policy impacting the government-contracting community. Redefining Small Business? The Washington Post reports the Small Business Administration is working to redefine what will qualify as a small business for contracting purposes. The proposed change, which generally …

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Deloitte’s New Hire to Lead Cyber-Risk Practice

Government contractors are looking to beef up their cybersecurity outfits. And Deloitte proved itself ahead of the pack as it announced the hiring of former Federal Aviation Administration Chief Information Security Officer Col. Michael F. Brown to head a division in its cyber operations Oct. 4, according to Nextgov. Brown, …

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DHS Names Cybersecurity Contest Winners

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, along with President Barack Obama, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt, recognized the winners of the National Cybersecurity Awareness Challenge Wednesday at a conference at the White House. The contest was held to coordinate the government’s cybersecurity efforts …

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