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Cybersecurity compliance has been through quite the evolution. In recent months, Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) have been top of mind for government contractors as they review their own readiness. Take a look back at the development of these compliance standards, and how they are being integrated into the security nets deployed by government agencies and businesses alike.
The National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) is set to open the request for proposals window for the Chief Information Officer Solutions and Partners 4 (CIO-SP4) multi-award contract in the first quarter of 2021. To compete, businesses are pursuing every avenue to make themselves more attractive as solution and service providers. Review the steps to take now to better manage your CIO-SP4 destiny.
Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) request for proposal requirements are officially here. CMMC Provisional Assessors are in the field reviewing government contractor readiness. Read through the latest updates and guidance.
Given the volume of Department of Defense (DoD) audits that have transpired over the course the past two fiscal years, one message is loud and clear – defense audits should be recognized as an annual exercise. Paying close attention to business systems is vital for Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) compliance. Review what contractors and manufacturers need to know to shore up their audit readiness.
Once upon a time, the Department of Defense (DoD) was unable to account for its assets in the possession of government contractors. Thus, item unique identification (IUID) was born. IUID is integral to the management and tracking of government property, specifically serially-managed assets. But, what is the tracking methodology, how are audits conducted, and what are the implications for a lack of preparedness? Walk through the basics with Deltek partner Peter Collins, founder and CEO of A2B Tracking.
Deltek Clarity Finance & Financial Compliance Trends Emphasize Profitability & Cash Flow Especially Now
Finance and financial compliance leaders entered 2020 riding a wave of optimism, with healthy revenue growth and profit margins. A foundation that proved vital as the United States began to grappled with COVID-19. Keeping eyes on profitability and cash flow, many leaders made addressing disruptions in financial health their new benchmarks for success. See how they plan to run a tighter ship to navigate through uncertain waters into 2021.
With nearly $3 trillion in U.S. military assets audited in 2018 and 2019, the Department of Defense (DoD) has made it clear that defense audits should be classified as an annual exercise rather than an occasional review. Prepare with some basics of DCAA and DCMA audit readiness and valuable tips on compliant asset management.
Manufacturing does not have to be the primary source of profit for government contractors, but if it’s not managed with the three pillars of success in mind, it could invite increased scrutiny from contracting agencies. Learn what it means to “get it right” in the areas of engineering services or discrete manufacturing through the tenets of quality, traceability and efficiency.
One thing that is certain in these uncertain times is that the Department of Defense (DoD) is moving forward with its plans for Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). Though the onset of COVID-19 has somewhat slowed assessment program efforts, the goal to protect Federal Contract Information (FCI) and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) remains intact. Explore how cloud service providers can be an important step with helping fulfill CMMC requirements.
Government contractors are starting to see audit notifications from the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) as they enforce new accounting system compliance requirements. What can firms expect from these audits, when will they be informed and how can they best prepare? Partner expert Baker Tilly helps fill in a few blanks on the new rules of the road.
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