Tag Archives: compliance

Section 809 Panel Recommendation Highlights Need to Update IT Acquisition, Budgeting Approaches

Some industry experts say the Section 809 panel’s recommendation to exempt the Pentagon from the Clinger-Cohen Act highlights the need to fix the budgeting approach to provide agencies the ability to facilitate the information technology acquisition process, Federal News Network reported Friday. Mark Forman, vice president and global head of public sector at Unisys, said the Section 809 report suggests that agencies have now shifted to buying IT as-a-service, instead of treating or procuring IT as a capital asset.
 

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Amazon Business’ Anne Rung: E-Commerce Platform Would Offer Spending Visibility for Agencies

Anne Rung, director of government sector at Amazon Business, has said adopting an e-commerce platform could help federal agencies manage spending transparency and compliance with acquisition policies, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Rung told the station in an interview that the federal government should implement an approach that begins with …

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Forcepoint, Raytheon, GigaTrust, ICM Partner on Security Compliance Platform for DoD Suppliers

Forcepoint has formed a partnership with Raytheon’s cyber services business, GigaTrust and Internet Content Management to deliver a platform designed to help suppliers comply with a Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement that requires vendors to standardize security systems and methods to safeguard controlled unclassified information and defense data. Forcepoint said …

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Qualys’ Cloud Platform Receives FedRAMP Authority-to-Operate From HHS

Qualys‘ cloud platform has received an authority-to-operate from the Department of Health and Human Services under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program as the company seeks to expand its footprint in federal civilian agencies. The company said Thursday the Qualys Cloud Platform provides more than 9,200 organizations an integrated suite to support asset …

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Miles & Stockbridge Adds Ted Ebert to Washington Contracts & Compliance Advisory Team

Miles & Stockbridge has hired Ted Ebert, former assistant general counsel of Lockheed Martin‘s technical service business segment, to advise clients on contracting, mergers and acquisitions and compliance as part of its D.C. office team. Ebert will also provide advisory support on risk management and internal investigations as well as general counsel outsourcing services, Miles & …

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Exostar Integrates Seclore’s Digital Rights Management Tech Into Collaboration Platform

Exostar has integrated Seclore‘s Enterprise Digital Rights Management system into a collaboration platform that works to provide data protection for defense contractors to support compliance with the Defense Department‘s Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement provisions. Exostar said Wednesday the collaboration platform is designed to provide document-centric protection for users of Exostar’s ForumPass cloud-based, software-as-a-service offering. The company …

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