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Posted by on Nov 16, 2017

Leading Contracting Organizations

Leading Contracting Organizations

NCMA’s Government Contract Management Symposium is just around the corner.  Each year, NCMA organizes a stellar program centered on key training topics for the acquisition community.  Last year’s education track included sessions on forming successful acquisition teams, to understanding how industry conducts business, to managing contracting organizations.  This year’s symposium highlights understanding contract management, adapting […]

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Posted by on Nov 6, 2017

Federal Spotlight: Amira Reiss

Federal Spotlight: Amira Reiss

Amira Reiss serves as Homeland Security Acquisition Institute’s (HSAI) Associate Director for Training. Here is our Federal Spotlight interview: MC:  How long have you been in Federal Service and what is your main responsibility in your role today? AR:  I have been in Federal Service for almost seven years. I currently serve in the DHS Office […]

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Posted by on Oct 24, 2017

National Cyber Security Awareness Month: 3 Steps to Safeguarding Your Contracts

National Cyber Security Awareness Month: 3 Steps to Safeguarding Your Contracts

As another government fiscal year comes to a close, agencies are moving to the execution phase. For contracts that involve cybersecurity elements, acquisition planning, and contract administration have become increasingly more complex with the recent laws and regulations governing cybersecurity. With October designated as National Cyber Security Awareness Month, this is a perfect opportunity to review current and new contracts and self-audit existing cybersecurity management practices.

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