Tag Archives: DFARS

DoD Designates CMMC a “Reliable Cost” for Government Contractors; Upcoming POC Speaker, Katie Arrington Quoted

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Katie Arrington,  chief information security officer at the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, made an announcement on the accreditation body for the Department of Defense’s (DoD) new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). The Potomac Officers Club will host its CMMC Forum 2020 on April 2nd. Click here to register for the event.

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Lockheed Adopts Remediant Privileged Access Mgmt Platform

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‘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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FedBid to Continue Procurement Marketplace Services for U.S. Navy

Compusearch Software Systems‘ FedBid subsidiary has secured a potential five-year contract to provide the U.S. Navy access to an online technology platform for buying multiple commodity goods and services. FedBid said Tuesday the service branch will continue to use the company’s commercial e-commerce portal that is designed to comply with the Federal Acquisition Regulation …

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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Rick Lober, VP/GM of the Defense and Intelligence Systems Division at Hughes Network Systems

“I grew up as a kid watching the Apollo missions to the moon–what a great motivator to move into a career in engineering.” Space 2.0. The “new space.” What is really at stake for our place in space for 2018? With massive innovations in integrated technologies and satellite components, the …

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Referentia Cyber Center to Host Defense Info Security Policy Training for Contractors

Referentia Systems‘ Cyber Collaboration Center will hold training sessions on a new Defense Department policy that requires contractors to adopt measures to protect a new category of unclassified but sensitive information called “Covered Defense Information.” The DFARS 7012 Cybersecurity Compliance Boot Camp will include forums on Oct. 20 at the Hilton San …

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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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Exostar Updates Enterprise Collaboration Tool for Govt Security Standard Compliance

Exostar has updated its multi-tenant enterprise collaboration platform to comply with the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s security controls and Defense Department‘s cybersecurity directives. The company said Tuesday its collaboration technology offering is a software-as-a-service platform designed to help defense companies, subcontractors and suppliers share files that contain covered defense information …

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

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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EmeSec to Offer Training and Education Package to Help Clients Meet Controlled Unclassified Information Readiness

EmeSec has unveiled a new suite of training services established to help companies prepare for the compliance requirements of the Federal Acquisition Requirements and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations related to controlled but unclassified information. The company said Wednesday it will help government and private contractors assess CUI readiness, validate compliance to requirements mentioned …

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EmeSec Unveils Advisory Board of Cybersecurity Leaders to Support Expansion Efforts

Chantilly, Virginia-based EmeSec has formed an advisory board that consists of information technology, business development and government professionals in the cybersecurity industry. The cloud computing, security and engineering services company said Wednesday its new advisory board will work to provide perspective on market and business development opportunities, macro-economic trends as well as EmeSec’s customer service and go-to-market strategies. …

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Duffy Consulting Unveils Data Protection Compliance Mgmt Tool for Defense Contractors

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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