DOD Issues New Proposed Rule on Enhanced Debriefings

May 28, 2021

You may have been aware that the Department of Defense was providing enhanced debriefings as part of its procurement process via a Class Deviation announced in 2018. DOD now seeks to make that rule permanent and has published a proposed rule to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFAR) to continue to provide enhanced post-award debriefing under negotiated contracts, and task and delivery orders that exceed $10 Million.

Biden’s Cybersecurity Order and You

May 19, 2021

On May 12, 2021, President Biden signed the Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity (EO). Driven in part by recent cyberattacks on network tools, enterprise software, and critical infrastructure, the EO implements (or attempts to implement; more on that later) a veritable wish-list of cybersecurity provisions.

Pipeline Cyberattack Highlights Fragile Infrastructure

May 11, 2021

The Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack is a wake up call to many regarding the state of their cybersecurity infrastructure. Centre Cybersecurity Partner Brandon Graves provides insight on how organizations can protect themselves against threats and reduce vulnerabilities.

MAS Consolidation Phase 3 Plans Due Sept. 30, 2021

Apr 30, 2021

GSA has officially moved into Phase 3 of MAS Consolidation in August 2020. This requires contractors with multiple MAS contracts to consolidate down to one contract per Unique Entity Identifier.