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Business Vet Anil Cheriyan Appointed to Lead Two GSA Services

Anil Cheriyan, former executive vice president and chief information officer of SunTrust Banks, has been appointed to fill two roles at the General Services Administration, effective early January. The GSA said Friday he will serve as director of the Technology Transformation Services and deputy commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service.

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GSA to Implement Mobile Device Use Into DevSecOps

The General Services Administration plans to integrate mobile devices into its DevSecOps activities in 2019 as the agency expects potential productivity boosts, Fedscoop reported Thursday. David Shive, the agency's chief information officer, said during the VMware Public Sector Innovation Summit that mobility is essential due to the growth of mobile device use among citizens.

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Alan Thomas: GSA to Extend Legacy Telecom Contracts to Facilitate Transition to $50B EIS Vehicle

Alan Thomas, commissioner of the General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service, has said GSA will extend for up to three years its existing contracts for telecommunications services to give agencies enough time to transition to the potential 15-year, $50B Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract. Thomas wrote in a blog post published Thursday that the extended legacy contracts such as Networx, local service agreements and WITS will have a one-year base term and two option years.

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Report: Pentagon, GSA Expect to Award $8B DEOS Cloud Contract in April

The Department of Defense and the General Services Administration said they expect to issue the request for quotes for a potential $8B cloud contract in February with plans to award it by April, Federal News Network reported Tuesday. The Defense Enterprise Office Solution contract seeks to replace the Defense Enterprise Email Service, which the Defense Information Systems Agency currently operates.

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Report: GSA Proposes New Cyber Incident Reporting Rule for Contractors

The General Services Administration has proposed a new rule that would require contractors to report cyber threats and provide GSA and client agencies authority to access breached systems, Nextgov reported Thursday. The agency introduced the policy as an amendment to the GSA Acquisition Regulation, according to a regulatory roadmap obtained by the publication.
 

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GSA to Combine Four Cybersecurity Special Item Numbers on IT Schedule 70

The General Services Administration has proposed to consolidate into a single vehicle four special item numbers for cybersecurity services on its IT Schedule 70 in an effort to reflect the addition of high value asset assessments area. GSA said Wednesday the proposed single Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services SIN 132-45 will have five subcategories for cyber services.

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GSA IT Schedule 70 to Get Update for New Wireless Mobility Products, Services

The General Services Administration plans to update and enhance the Wireless Mobility Solutions special item number 132-53 in its GSA IT Schedule 70 Program to add eight new categories, including Internet-of-Things, enterprise mobility management, application development, threat protection and identity management.

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