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Contracting Vet Carlen Capenos Named DISA Small Business Program Director

Carlen Capenos, former chief of the acquisition resources division at the Defense Information Systems Agency, has been appointed as director of DISA’s Office of Small Business Programs. The 22-year contracting officer said in a statement published Thursday that she will coordinate with public and private entities to boost contracting procedures with …

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Pentagon Small Business Office Issues Funds for DISA Cyber Tech Development Effort

The Defense Information Systems Agency has received $9.7 million from the Defense Department‘s small business programs office to fund the development of technologies in support of the country’s warfighters. DISA said Tuesday its Rapid Innovation Fund program will receive funds within the $3 million maximum allowance DISA would get from OSD OSBP to complete, transition …

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SPAWAR Receives DoD Verdure Award for Efforts to Promote Small Businesses

The Defense Department has given the Verdure Award to Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Office of Small Business Programs in recognition of its efforts in promoting small businesses through SPAWAR acquisitions in fiscal year 2015. The U.S. Navy said Tuesday the Verdure Award is part of DoD’s Vanguard Awards Program which aims to acknowledge individuals …

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GAO Identifies Resources for DoD Cyber Education Efforts

The Government Accountability Office has identified resources for the Defense Department’s Office of Small Business Programs to disseminate cybersecurity resources to small businesses. GAO said Thursday that cybersecurity electronic learning courses, a cyber online program and the Small Biz Cyber Planner 2.0 guide are some of the resources available to small …

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