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Analysis: Little 'outright fraud' in government contracting

Washington lawyer Steve Ryan joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris and said government tends to stay on on top of wrongdoing by errant contractors.

Tags: industry , acquisition , contracting , DoD , DoD Report , steven ryan , McDermott, Will and Emery , Federal Drive

Thursday - 10/13/2011, 09:41am EDT
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Cyber vendors have room to grow in federal market

Even with budget cuts at agencies, at least one budget line will continue to grow - cybersecurity, according to a Meritalk/Cisco survey.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , technology , In Depth , budget , MeriTalk , cisco , industry , contracting

Wednesday - 10/12/2011, 07:31pm EDT

Lawmakers tell supercommittee to cap contractor salaries

The proposal by three members of Congress would reduce the amount contractor employees can earn from government work. Currently, the limit is about $694,000 and applies only to companies' top five executives.

Tags: joint select committee on deficit reduction , contracting , industry , Paul Tonko , Chuck Grassley , Barbara Boxer , TechAmerica , Trey Hodgkins , Ruben Gomez

Wednesday - 10/12/2011, 06:57pm EDT

Analysis: Time for Congress to pass 'pragmatic' cyber rules

Larry Clinton, the president of the Internet Security Alliance, gives his assessment for some lawmakers' call for a code of conduct.

Tags: Larry Clinton , Internet Security Alliance , Cybersecurity Update , technology , House , Congress , industry , In Depth

Thursday - 10/06/2011, 05:54pm EDT
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Oracle to pay $200M in largest GSA false claims settlement

Software company Oracle has agreed to pay nearly $200 million to the U.S. government for failing to meet contractual obligations to the General Services Administration under a contract first awarded more than a dozen years ago. The company denies any wrongdoing, while GSA claimed the settlement as a victory for government purchasers.

Tags: acquisition , industry , Oracle , GSA , DoJ

Friday - 10/07/2011, 06:19am EDT

IBM creates new security division with acquisition

IBM is creating a new security division and has just announced a deal to help make it happen.

Tags: Federal Drive , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , industry , IBM , q-one labs

Wednesday - 10/05/2011, 12:36pm EDT

DoD awards Boeing $12B Air Force C-17 contract

Boeing has received a $12 billion dollar contract to keep the Defense Department's C-17 Globemaster transport planes flying

Tags: acquisition , contracting , industry , DoD , Air Force , Boeing , C-17

Tuesday - 10/04/2011, 07:23am EDT

Navy picks GenDyn for undersea mine detector contract

The Naval Surface Warfare Center has awarded General Dynamics a $48 million dollar contract to develop a new, underwater mine detector.

Tags: DoD , Federal Drive , Naval Surface Warfare Center , General Dynamics , industry , contracting , acquisition

Monday - 10/03/2011, 12:21pm EDT

Phil Bond to leave TechAmerica, start lobbying firm

The industry association names Daniel Varroney as its interim CEO. Bond will work on technology issues with T.J. Petrizzo.

Tags: industry , people , Phil Bond , TechAmerica , daniel varroney , Jason Miller

Monday - 10/03/2011, 06:41am EDT

White House wants to open channels for small businesses

A new Web portal will bring information on all federal agency services for small firms into one place. At the 29th Annual Minority Enterprise Development Week conference, White House officials highlighted how they are holding agencies accountable for meeting governmentwide small business goals.

Tags: contracting , industry , acquisition policy , Gene Sperling , Small business goals , small business , David Hinson , SBA , MBDA , ari matusiak , MED Week , Jason Miller

Friday - 09/30/2011, 05:19am EDT
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