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NSSA Lays Out Acquisition, Fiscal Policy Proposals to Protect Space Industrial Base

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The National Security Space Association has released its recommendations to help mitigate the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the space industrial base, SpaceNews reported Monday. NSSA's recommendations are classified into three areas: fiscal policy and funding; contracting and acquisition policy; workforce security and personnel development.

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David Berteau, CEO of Professional Services Council, Selected to 2019 Wash100 for US Government Procurement, Funding Push

David Berteau, CEO of Professional Services Council, Selected to 2019 Wash100 for US Government Procurement, Funding Push - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce David Berteau, CEO of the Professional Services Council, as an inductee into the 2019 Wash100 “” Executive Mosaic's annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena “” for leading the efforts to improve the government's procurement and funding issues. This marks the second Wash100 award for Berteau in the last three years.  

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DoD Seeks Info on Potential Support Sources for Security Clearance Processing System

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The Department of Defense has issued a request for information on potential contractors that could apply agile development methods to manage a new information technology system built to facilitate the background investigation process, Bloomberg Government reported Friday. The RFI comes as the Defense Security Service prepares to assume responsibilities over …

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Industry Helps ODNI Develop Common Security Clearance Standards; ManTech's Kevin Phillips Quoted

Industry Helps ODNI Develop Common Security Clearance Standards; ManTech's Kevin Phillips Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Industry stakeholders have participated in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence's efforts to come up with a framework of common standards designed to help agencies assess an individual's suitability for a security clearance, Federal News Network reported Tuesday. Sue Gordon, principal deputy director of national intelligence, said Tuesday …

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Report: Some Contractors Launch Efforts to Continue Defense Work Amid Clearance Backlog

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Companies such as Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics have initiated measures to continue development work on defense contracts amid the rising security clearance backlog, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday. The National Background Investigations Bureau said the number of individuals seeking security clearances has climbed to nearly 500K in the …

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Industry Urges DHS to Standardize Contractor Vetting Process

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Some industry representatives have called on Congress to help the Department of Homeland Security standardize and streamline the vetting and security clearance process for government contracting personnel, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Industry stakeholders told lawmakers Tuesday at a House Homeland Security’s oversight and management efficiency subpanel hearing that DHS …

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MDA, DoD Ink Security Control Agreement

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MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has signed a security control agreement with the Defense Department in a push to pursue opportunities in the U.S. government and defense markets. The agreement would help MDA seek security clearance for its operations at its Palo Alto, California-based facility as part of the implementation of the company's …

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