Contractors must be mindful of the cybersecurity capabilities of subcontractors, joint-venture partners and teammates; DFARS
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry introduced H.R. 2511, titled “The Defense Acquisition Streamlining and Transparency Act.”
On May 11, President Trump issued the ‘‘Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure.’’
Trump signed into law a CRA resolution repealing the so-called “blacklisting” rule, which imposed strict labor reporting upon government contractors.
A new Defense Cost Accounting Standards Board (“D-CASB”) will oversee the application of the Cost Accounting Standards (“CAS”) to defense contracts.
A new executive order entitled “Buy American and Hire American” focuses on American workers and products
Government Accountability Office has declined to reconsider protests it dismissed during the recent lapse in its jurisdiction…under IDIQ contracts.
Over the last few years, both the Department of Defense and Congress have been pursuing innovation in defense-related technologies, processes or methods.
Safeguarding & reporting requirements for unclassified information, including agency-specific regulations, of which Government contractors should be aware.
The focus in 2017 is cybersecurity specifically compliance with the DoD’s final rule for safeguarding covered defense information before 12/31 deadline.