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Tiffany Scroggs sworn in as APTAC president

Scroggs assumes association’s top leadership post (For Immediate Release): Tiffany Scroggs, Program Manager of the Washington State Procurement Technical Assistance Center (Washington PTAC), was sworn in as President of the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) at their annual … Continued

GSA Responds to SAM Breach with New Registration Requirement

Already registered? Review your info  –  New registrations require notarized letter GSA’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is actively investigating alleged, third party fraudulent activity in the System for Award Management (SAM).  At this time, only a limited number … Continued

Meeting DoD Cybersecurity Requirements Just Got Easier!

January 2, 2018 Tutorial video and other resources created by Georgia PTAC The Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center (GTPAC) recently unveiled invaluable new resources for businesses seeking to comply with the Department of Defense (DoD) cybersecurity requirements. They have produced … Continued

New Report Analyzes Defense Budget

September 28, 2017 Analysis of the FY 2018 Defense Budget – Procurement RealClear Defense, Katherine Blakely, September 15, 2017 Overview Although increased capacity and lethality are the second priority of the Pentagon’s PB 2018 budget request behind restoring the readiness … Continued

2018 NDAA Passed by Senate

September 27, 2017 Senate Passes $700 Billion 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, Including Procurement Reforms Lexology, Tom Mason, Francis E. Purcell, Jr., Ray McCann and Joe Berger, September 21, 2017 Key Notes: On September 18, 2017 the Senate passed its … Continued