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Senate Introduces $696B FY 2021 Defense Bill Under $1.4T Spending Package

US Capitol

The Senate on Tuesday proposed a $1.4T spending package that includes $696B in defense appropriations for fiscal year 2021, Defense News reports. Senators must reconcile the upper chamber's 12-bill package with the House, which passed in July a $694.6B defense spending bill for FY 2021 as part of a $1.3T package, and reach a deal before a continuing resolution expires on Dec. 11 to avoid a government shutdown.

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Zscaler’s Drew Schnabel: Defense Agencies Need ‘Holistic’ Strategy to Protect Sensitive Data

Drew Schnabel VP of Federal Zscaler

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 11, 2020 — Drew Schnabel, vice president of Zscaler's (Nasdaq: ZS) federal business, outlined five security attributes he believes the Department of Defense should incorporate into its distributed information technology environment, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 28.

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Keith Nakasone Details Inclusion of CMMC Requirements in GSA Contract Vehicles

Keith Nakasone Deputy Asst. Commissioner GSA Office of IT Category

Keith Nakasone, deputy assistant commissioner for acquisition in the General Services Administration's Office of IT Category, has clarified in a video interview that GSA will apply the Department of Defense's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements into new governmentwide acquisition contract vehicles at the order level.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Dana Deasy Comments on Re-Award $4.4B DEOS BPA; SAIC Wins $737M AFMS3 Contract; Perspecta Secures $519M in Classified Programs; USDA Awards Accenture Spot on $450M Contract; PAE Acquires Centra Technology

Jim Garrettson

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards SAIC Wins $737M AFMS3 Contract to Support Modeling, Simulation; Michael LaRouche Quoted Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) has been awarded the potential $737 million U.S. Air Force Modeling and Simulation Support Services (AFMS3) 2.0 contract to implement, integrate and develop modeling and simulation (M&S). …

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