Section 889

DOD’s innovation ecosystem is growing, but strict compliance is a barrier, DARPA director says


New requirements for contractors have been added in recent years, including the need to rid their networks of specific Chinese-made technology and to ensure their cybersecurity meets basic DOD standards.

DOD gets temporary waiver from Chinese tech ban


The waiver will allow DOD to continue to purchase high volume items to ensure the end of fiscal-year activity can proceed without interruption.

OMB tempers audit requirements in contractor Chinese tech ban


The long-awaited guidance from OMB on banning certain Chinese technologies from the federal supply chain is here. Here's what contractors need to know.

Pentagon wants to give contractors an extra year to remove Chinese tech


The infamous Part B of Section 889 from last year's defense authorization law could get a delay within DOD, officials say.

Contractors seek supply chain clarity ahead of full federal ban on Huawei, ZTE


Vendors want to know what products and companies will be covered by GSA's latest supply chain prohibition aimed at curbing Chinese economic espionage.