Tag Archives: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement

Eric Brown: Microsoft Helps Defense Industrial Base Navigate Compliance Requirements Through Cloud Service

Eric Brown VP Microsoft

Eric Brown, vice president of Azure global mission platform engineering at Microsoft, said the company works to help Department of Defense customers and partners meet evolving compliance requirements through its Azure Government cloud platform. One of the compliance requirements that defense contractors should meet is DOD's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program and Brown wrote in a blog post published Tuesday how Azure Government and Microsoft 365 Government (GCC High) could help contractors achieve CMMC Level 3 and above.

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BAE Aims to Automate Document Management With Analytics Tool; Pete Trainer Quoted

BAE Aims to Automate Document Management With Analytics Tool; Pete Trainer Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event

BAE Systems has introduced at an Air Force Association conference an analytics tool designed to help organizations process, secure, transmit and store weapons systems data and other national security information. Epiphany is a data management, risk management and information security platform meant to allow users to search historical data, monitor …

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Lockheed Adopts Remediant Privileged Access Mgmt Platform

Lockheed Adopts Remediant Privileged Access Mgmt Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed Martin has implemented a Remediant-built privileged access management system as part of efforts to comply with controlled unclassified information management and security policies for Defense Department contractors. Remediant said Monday it provided the SecureONE platform to help address Lockheed’s requirement for a PAM system that integrates multifactor authentication and access privileges. SecureONE …

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ViON Subsidiary Launches PaaS Cloud Offering; Tom Frana Comments

ViON Subsidiary Launches PaaS Cloud Offering; Tom Frana Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

ViON‘s Ascolta subsidiary has introduced a platform-as-a-service offering designed to help government contracting firms comply with federal cybersecurity standards. Greenfield is hosted on a cloud environment certified under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program and meant to help contractors secure controlled unclassified information through a managed system, Ascolta said Tuesday. …

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BDO USA's Gregory Garrett: Security Incidents Drive Cyber Liability Insurance Demand Among Contractors

BDO USA's Gregory Garrett: Security Incidents Drive Cyber Liability Insurance Demand Among Contractors - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Gregory Garrett, head of international cybersecurity practice at BDO USA, told Federal News Radio in an interview that aired Monday he has observed a growing demand for cyber liability insurance among government contracting firms due to increased breach incidents. “It is very much real and in demand,“ Garrett said of cyber liability …

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

Forcepoint, Raytheon, GigaTrust, ICM Partner on Security Compliance Platform for DoD Suppliers - top government contractors - best government contracting event

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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Deltek's Alex Rossino Examines Covered Defense Info Clause's Potential Implications for Cloud Service Providers

Deltek's Alex Rossino Examines Covered Defense Info Clause's Potential Implications for Cloud Service Providers - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Alex Rossino, a principal research analyst at Deltek, has said companies that provide cloud services to the Defense Department should consider three potential implications of a Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement clause and one of those is the use of the clause in solicitations. Rossino wrote in a blog entry posted Wednesday that …

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Sera-Brynn Tallies 91% Cyber Services Growth in 2016 on DoD Contractor Community Requests

Sera-Brynn Tallies 91% Cyber Services Growth in 2016 on DoD Contractor Community Requests - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Suffolk, Virginia-based audit and advisory firm Sera-Brynn has recorded a 91 percent compound annual growth rate for cybersecurity services in 2016 following a surge of requests from the Defense Department contractor community. Sera-Brynn said Sunday that Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement-imposed security requirements and a growing number of cyber-attack against …

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Duffy Consulting Unveils Data Protection Compliance Mgmt Tool for Defense Contractors

Duffy Consulting Unveils Data Protection Compliance Mgmt Tool for Defense Contractors - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Duffy Consulting Services has launched a platform designed to help Defense Department contractors and subcontractors comply with guidance on how to protect sensitive federal data in nonfederal systems. DCS' enterprise management tool works to facilitate the adoption of the Protection of Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information Systems and Organizations guidance …

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

Exostar Integrates Seclore's Digital Rights Management Tech Into Collaboration Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event

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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TASC Voices Concerns over OCI Proposed Changes

TASC Voices Concerns over OCI Proposed Changes - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Rule changes proposed by the Department of Defense on organizational conflicts of interest (OCI) in major defense acquisition programs are at odds with the goals of the government’s Weapons Systems Acquisition Reform Act of 2009, according to TASC, Inc. Responding to the proposed changes, the defense contractor voiced concerns that …

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