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Frank Kendall: DoD to Start Supplier Incentive Program

Defense acquisition chief Frank Kendall has told Senate lawmakers that the Pentagon plans to deploy a “superior supplier program” throughout the department within the next 12 months, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jared Serbu writes the Pentagon designed the incentive program to reward the DoD’s best suppliers and rely on the contractors’ …

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GSA Tweaks FedRAMP Ahead of June Deadline; Maria Roat Comments

The General Services Administration plans to release an updated list of governmentwide cybersecurity requirements under its Federal Risk Authorization and Management Program, Federal News Radio reported Feb. 28. Jason Miller writes the revision to the baseline security standards comes ahead of a June deadline for agencies to use only FedRAMP …

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DoD’s CFC Campaign Raises $21M for Charities

Members of the Defense Department and military services raised $21 million in 2013 thousands of charities that the agency supports, the American Forces Press Service reported Thursday. Terri Moon Cronk writes the money will be used to fund 4,400 institutions recognized by the Combined Federal Campaign program. Christine Fox, acting …

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DoD-GSA Report Recommends Cybersecurity Controls in Contractor Operations

A joint study from the Defense Department and General Services Administration recommends implementing cybersecurity requirements in processes and services of government contractors, Fierce Government IT reported Monday. David Perera writes the “Improving Cybersecurity and Resilience through Acquisition” report proposes security controls to be integrated into a company’s operations and contracted …

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