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Bid Protest Ruling Deals Blow to Background Check Contractor

GAO partially upholds challenge of USIS deal with the Homeland Security Department.

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Navy Will Get Its Microsoft Cloud Email from Dell in $2.1M Deal

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The Navy sees hundreds of millions of dollars in savings over the Next Generation Enterprise Network.

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NSA's Moonlighting Problem

A former NSA head has recruited one of his underlings for his lucrative cybersecurity firm—but that underling still works for the agency.

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Ebola Vaccine Development Probably Too Late to Deal with Current Crisis

A major drug firm says it will take until 2016 to ramp up production.

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JPMorgan Says Government Purchase Cards Not Affected by Hack

Expense cards and government customers were not affected by this summer’s bank hack.

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Huge Bidder Pile-On for VA’s $22.3 Billion Tech Deal

If all these interested vendors actually submit a bid, the VA acquisition folks will have to go into overtime to weed through all the paper.

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A New Way to Find Federal Contracting Information

GovTribe’s free alternative to FBO hits the Web.

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Is FedRAMP Toothless? Rogue Cloud Systems Abound at Agencies, IGs Say

Auditors chalked up the missed deadline, in part, to a leadership vacuum.

VA chief Bob McDonald holds a town hall meeting in Washington. McDonald has promised to hold executives accountable for misconduct.

Controversial VA Procurement Executive Resigns Before She Can Be Fired

VA says it had no way to stop Susan Taylor, accused of conflict of interest, from retiring.

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Pentagon Needs to Build Cybersecurity into the Acquisition Process

The Defense Department needs to turn its focus to the protection of battlefield systems.

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What’s So Secret About the Price of Dell and HP PCs?

Army intel deal for 6,535 PCs blacks out price.

Competitor to Troubled Background Check Contractor Retains Hope on Bid Protest

GAO to decide by Oct. 20 whether USIS can keep Homeland Security field office work.

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