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Achieving Cyber-Fitness In 2017: Part 4—Subcontracts, Joint Ventures And Teaming Agreements | Government Contracts & Investigations Blog

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Contractors must be mindful of the cybersecurity capabilities of subcontractors, joint-venture partners and teammates; DFARS

Source: Achieving Cyber-Fitness In 2017: Part 4—Subcontracts, Joint Ventures And Teaming Agreements | Government Contracts & Investigations Blog

House Armed Services Committee Takes Aim at GSA with Proposed Legislation | Government Contracts & Investigations Blog

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House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry introduced H.R. 2511, titled “The Defense Acquisition Streamlining and Transparency Act.”

Source: House Armed Services Committee Takes Aim at GSA with Proposed Legislation | Government Contracts & Investigations Blog

Presidential Executive Order on Cybersecurity: No More Antiquated IT | Government Contracts & Investigations Blog

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On May 11, President Trump issued the ‘‘Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure.’’

Source: Presidential Executive Order on Cybersecurity: No More Antiquated IT | Government Contracts & Investigations Blog

UPDATE: Congress and Trump Administration Repeal “Blacklisting” Rule, Relieving Contractors from Strict Labor Reporting and Other Requirements | Government Contracts & Investigations Blog

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Trump signed into law a CRA resolution repealing the so-called “blacklisting” rule, which imposed strict labor reporting upon government contractors.

Source: UPDATE: Congress and Trump Administration Repeal “Blacklisting” Rule, Relieving Contractors from Strict Labor Reporting and Other Requirements | Government Contracts & Investigations Blog

Defense Contractors to Face New Cost Accounting Oversight with Creation of Defense Cost Accounting Standards Board | Government Contracts & Investigations Blog

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A new Defense Cost Accounting Standards Board (“D-CASB”) will oversee the application of the Cost Accounting Standards (“CAS”) to defense contracts.

Source: Defense Contractors to Face New Cost Accounting Oversight with Creation of Defense Cost Accounting Standards Board | Government Contracts & Investigations Blog

Buy American and Hire American – New Executive Order Promises to Put American Workers First, But Practical Impacts Remain Unclear | Government Contracts & Investigations Blog

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A new executive order entitled “Buy American and Hire American” focuses on American workers and products

Source: Buy American and Hire American – New Executive Order Promises to Put American Workers First, But Practical Impacts Remain Unclear | Government Contracts & Investigations Blog

GAO Declines to Apply GAO Civilian Task and Delivery Order Protest Authority Act Retroactively to Lapse in Jurisdiction | Government Contracts & Investigations Blog

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Government Accountability Office has declined to reconsider protests it dismissed during the recent lapse in its jurisdiction…under IDIQ contracts.

Source: GAO Declines to Apply GAO Civilian Task and Delivery Order Protest Authority Act Retroactively to Lapse in Jurisdiction | Government Contracts & Investigations Blog

Defense Contracting Innovation in State of Flux | Government Contracts & Investigations Blog

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Over the last few years, both the Department of Defense and Congress have been pursuing innovation in defense-related technologies, processes or methods.

Source: Defense Contracting Innovation in State of Flux | Government Contracts & Investigations Blog

Achieving Cyber-Fitness In 2017: Part 2—Looking Beyond The FAR And DFARS— Other Safeguarding And Reporting Requirements | Government Contracts & Investigations Blog

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Safeguarding & reporting requirements for unclassified information, including agency-specific regulations, of which Government contractors should be aware.

Source: Achieving Cyber-Fitness In 2017: Part 2—Looking Beyond The FAR And DFARS— Other Safeguarding And Reporting Requirements | Government Contracts & Investigations Blog

Achieving Cyber-Fitness In 2017: Part 1—Planning For Compliance | Government Contracts & Investigations Blog

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The focus in 2017 is cybersecurity specifically compliance with the DoD’s final rule for safeguarding covered defense information before 12/31 deadline.

Source: Achieving Cyber-Fitness In 2017: Part 1—Planning For Compliance | Government Contracts & Investigations Blog

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