The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has issued a revised Cybersecurity Discipline Implementation Plan. The previous version of the plan was issued in October 2015; the latest edition was released in February 2016.
On January 22, 2016, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council (FARC) published a proposed rule about contractor and subcontractor whistleblowers.
Once again, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has affirmed a fundamental principle for successful bid protesting: Pay attention to and comply with the deadlines required by the process.
On December 30, 2015, the U.S. Department of Defense issued a new interim rule about implementing a previously issued interim rule about cyber security. The new interim rule gives government contractors and subcontractors more time to implement security requirements.