News Monthly Archives: October 2014

Interview with DoD’s Small Business Director

Operation Small Business: An interview with the Pentagon’s small-business director By J. D. Harrison October 27, 2014 Andre Gudger has heard the argument many times that, as he puts it, “small businesses don’t build planes and ships and nuclear … Continued

Supporters Fight to Save Louisiana PTAC

Small business aid program threatened with closure By: Melinda Deslatte,  October 8, 2014 BATON ROUGE – Lawmakers and business leaders are pressing Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration to pledge the financing needed to keep open a 25-year-old program that helps … Continued

Critical vulnerabilities discovered in VA business portal

By Dan Verton  September 26, 2014 The Department of Veterans Affairs has been working to fix multiple critical security vulnerabilities in one of its major public-facing Web portals that links to a massive database containing personal and financial information on … Continued

VA Contracting Official improperly helped FedBid

VA contracting official misused her position to help company, IG report finds By Christian Davenport   October 2, 2014 The fast-growing Northern Virginia contractor on its way to becoming a multibillion-dollar company had inked yet another important deal with a … Continued