Events for December 19, 2017
LEARN MORE & REGISTER Click Here to Learn About PCI's discounted OPEN PASS to Access 6 Different Webinar and Virtual Class Series Summary In Part 3 of the series, Jonathan Meyer and Townsend Bourne will delve into cybersecurity regulations and standards applicable to government contractors. The course will examine NIST 800-53 and NIST 800-171, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) rule relating to protection of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), and cybersecurity clauses in the FAR and DFARS. Special Guest John Dermody, attorney-advisor at DHS with experience relating to these rules and cybersecurity issues in the interagency, will provide insight into the provisions. Dates and Topics This series, taught by two experts in the field, will walk participants through the most important issues facing government contractors as they … Continue readingFind out more »
LEARN MORE & REGISTER NCMA DC Chapter in partnership with PCI, offers the following training: Contracting with the federal government can be expensive and burdensome. However, in 1995, Congress passed the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act which simplified procedures and contract requirements for the procurement of commercial items. This exception to the Truth in Negotiations Act provides significant relief by reducing bureaucracy, oversight and administration by using commercial items. Unfortunately, over the past two decades, many agencies are leaning back to the onerous processes and oversight as hurdles are being created that block attempts to use commercial item acquisition and make the significant benefits harder to realize. This virtual class will provide insight into the first step in the process for using commercial item acquisition – … Continue readingFind out more »
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