Tag Archives: DFARS

Katie Arrington: CMMC Requirements in RFPs Expected in November

Katie Arrington

Katie Arrington, chief information security officer for the Department of Defense’s acquisition and sustainment office and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said the initial version of Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements could be included in solicitations by November, National Defense Magazine reported Monday.

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PSC Comments on DoD, GSA Efforts to Accelerate Payments to Small Businesses; Alan Chvotkin Quoted

Alan Chvotkin GovConExpert

The Professional Services Council (PSC) has released its comments on the Department of Defense (DoD) and General Service Administration’s (GSA) actions to accelerate payments to government small business primes and small business subcontractors, the organization announced on Thursday. 

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Ellen Lord: DoD Eyes First CMMC Training Course for Auditors in April

Ellen Lord, undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said the Department of Defense will conduct a public hearing on the new cybersecurity standards in late April or early May with plans to start the first Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification training course for auditors in April, National Defense reported Wednesday. The Potomac Officers Club will host its CMMC Forum 2020 on April 2. Click here to register for the event.

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ViON Subsidiary Offers Cloud-Based PaaS for Controlled Unclassified Info

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 8, 2018 — A subsidiary of ViON has unveiled a new platform-as-a-service product that works to secure controlled unclassified information in efforts to facilitate contractor compliance with government standards in cybersecurity, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. ViON’s Ascolta company said Tuesday the cloud-based, preconfigured Greenfield platform is designed based on Defense …

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Raytheon, Partners Eye DoD Supplier Security Compliance With NIST SP 800-171

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 22, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), Forcepoint, GigaTrust and Internet Content Management have partnered to offer a platform that will work to help Defense Department suppliers achieve compliance with the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s Special Publication 800-171, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Forcepoint, a joint venture between …

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DigitalGlobe Secures Potential $55M DIA Contract For Geospatial Services Maintenance & Mgmt

DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has landed a potential $55.3 million contract from the Defense Intelligence Agency for management and maintenance support on all-source geospatial predictive analysis services. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contract covers data collection, analysis and manipulation for geospatial predictive modeling. GeoEye Analytics — the recipient of the contract …

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