Tag Archives: PSC

Trade Groups Offer Recommendations to DOD Over CMMC Program

Cybersecurity

The Information Technology Industry (ITI) Council, National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) and the Professional Services Council (PSC) have presented six recommendations to the Department of Defense (DOD) to better support the review of potential changes to the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program and assessment practices.

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Trade Groups, Federal Officials Discuss Efforts to Evacuate Federal Contractors From Afghanistan; David Berteau Quoted

David Berteau

Professional Services Council, National Defense Industrial Association and International Stability Operations Association leaders met with officials from the U.S. Agency for International Development and departments of Defense and State Friday to discuss the evacuation of federal contractor employees and their families out of Afghanistan.

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PSC to Host Forum to Address Industry Concerns With Afghanistan Drawdown; Stephanie Kostro Quoted

Stephanie Kostro

The Professional Services Council (PSC) has called on the Department of Defense (DOD) and other federal agencies to take part in an information-sharing forum on August 6th to improve communication and coordination between government and industry on contractor issues in relation to the military drawdown in Afghanistan.

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Contractors Propose US Government-Industry Collaboration Forums for Afghan Drawdown

Afghanistan Evacuation

The Professional Services Council (PSC), the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) and the International Stability Operations Association (ISOA) have urged the federal government to create two collaborative forums to engage the contracting industry in the planning and implementation of a process to withdraw all U.S. forces from Afghanistan by Sept. 11th.

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PSC Names David Broome EVP for Government Relations; David Berteau, Roger Krone Quoted

Professional Services

Professional Services Council (PSC) has appointed David Broome as executive vice president for Government Relations, effective Feb. 15, 2021. “I’m honored and excited to have the opportunity to lead PSC’s government relations, especially at a time when the new administration’s agenda takes shape,” Broome said. Broome, a Marine Corps reservist, has more than two decades of experience across the federal government. 

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Halter Marine Preps Polar Security Cutter for Construction; Tom Vecchiolla Quoted

Tom Vecchiolla

Halter Marine has announced that it will prepare the Polar Security Cutter (PSC) for construction, following its progression through the detailed design phase. In July 2021, Halter Marine will complete upgrades to the launch way area where the PSC will be constructed. The launch way upgrade project is funded with a  grant from the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA).

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PSC Report Forecasts Continued Rise in Federal AI, Cybersecurity Spending

NSA-CISA-FBI-UK NCSC

A new Professional Services Council (PSC) report projects continued rise in federal investments in cybersecurity and artificial intelligence initiatives, including robotic process automation and machine learning. The council’s report anticipates that spending on cloud platforms will remain flat, while DoD could see a 2 percent increase in its topline budgets. 

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PSC Provides FY21 NDAA Commentary; David Berteau Quoted

David Berteau

The Professional Services Council (PSC) has commented on the recent provisions in the Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The organization sent a letter to the House and Senate Armed Services Committee regarding the government’s processes and procedures for acquiring services from the contractor community, PSC reported on Monday.

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SPA Named GovCon Contractor of the Year Finalist; William Vantine Quoted

Dr. William Vantine

Systems Planning and Analysis (SPA) has been selected as a finalist in the Greater Washington Government Contractor of the Year competition in the $75 to $300 million category by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce and the Professional Services Council (PSC), SPA reported on Friday. “SPA is extremely honored to have been selected as a finalist for this prestigious award,” said Dr. William Vantine, SPA president and CEO.

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PSC Announces Approval of FY21 Continuing Resolution; David Berteau Quoted

David Berteau

The Professional Services Council (PSC) has announced its approval for the recent passage of FY21 Continuing Resolution by the U.S. Senate, PSC reported on Wednesday. The Council has also urged President Trump to sign the “Continuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act,” which would fund the government through Dec. 11th, 2020. 

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