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CISA awards VDP contract

As the designated leader of the federal government's cybersecurity shared services, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued a contract Friday for support developing a governmentwide vulnerability disclosure policy (VDP) platform. CISA awarded EnDyna, Inc. a $13.5 million contract to build out the VDP shared service. The VDP platform is the first of three initial shared services CISA will offer agencies as an officially designated quality services management office (QSMO). Dave Nyczepir has the news.

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Real-life federal super heroes

Gov Actually is back with a new episode featuring Max Stier, president and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service. During the discussion, Stier explains how PPS is adjusting to host the 2020 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals awards gala, better known as the Sammies, virtually during the pandemic. While there won't be the typical in-person gala, the event will go on in a digital format — and the mission and the message are no different, Stier said. And he hopes to make a little bit of “lemonade” out of life’s offering of lemons by opening the Sammies up to more people than ever before. Listen to the new episode now.

Senators push for cyber risk framework in bill

Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Gary Peters, D-Mich., introduced the Risk-Informed Spending for Cybersecurity (RISC) Act on Thursday, in response to a 2019 report revealing most agencies lack comprehensive cyber risk frameworks. Under the bill, the Office of Management and Budget would be required to develop a risk-based budgeting model that agencies must use. “Too often, insufficient information about threats and their associated risks inhibits [agencies’] ability to make the best, most informed decisions,” Portman said in the announcement. More from Dave.

Army triples use of OTAs as it pushes for modern technology

The Army has tripled its use of other transaction agreements (OTAs) in the past few years, according to a new Government Accountability Office report. In 2017, the Army obligated $1.59 billion in other transactions, which rose to $4.8 in 2019, according to the audit. But the Army still has a lot to learn about how effective the novel contracts are, the GAO said. Jackson Barnett has this one.

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