News Monthly Archives: January 2016

Small Business Needs to Comply with New Cybersecurity Regulations

January 12, 2016 Slow Speed Ahead for Contractor Compliance Source: Signal, The Cyber Edge, Michael Semmens, Janaury 1, 2016 New DFARS cybersecurity regulations are demanding, especially for small businesses, but solutions exist. Complying with federal cybersecurity standards, though essential for … Continued

“Buy America” Violations Costs Company

January 11, 2016 Wisconsin Architectural Firm to Plead Guilty and Pay $3 Million to Resolve Criminal and Civil Claims Source: US Department of Justice, Office of Public Affairs, January 6, 2016 The Department of Justice announced today that Wisconsin-based Novum … Continued

Cybersecurity Concerns for Small Business

January 8, 2016 Why Small-Business Entrepreneurs Should Care About Cybersecurity Source: Entrepreneur, Matei Gavril, December 1, 2015 When hacking stories hit the headlines, they’re usually about large companies — organizations that have millions of users. These companies invest huge amounts … Continued

Hearings Held to Make Changes in Defense Management

January 7, 2016 Putting the Defense Industry at the Defense Table Source: Signal, M. Thomas Davis, December 23, 2015 Risk aversion is defeating attempts at effectiveness. Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Jack Reed (D-RI), the chairman and ranking member of … Continued

Kingdomware Case Back in the News

January 5, 2016 It’s Baaaack: Kingdomware Case Set For Argument On February 22, 2016 Source: SmallGovCon, Steven Kopronce, December 23, 2015 The Supreme Court will decide the Kingdomware SDVOSB/VOSB case on its merits after all.  According to the Supreme Court’s … Continued