Weekly Wrap-Up
Week of October 25, 2021
Federal Updates
Microsoft Warns of New Activity from SolarWinds Attacker Nobelium
(MeriTalk) Microsoft is warning that it has seen Nobelium – the Russian nation-state threat group responsible for the SolarWinds software supply chain hack – trying to recreate the same approach that allowed it to gain access to Federal government systems, according to an Oct. 24 blog post from the company.
TMF Hiring New Technical Leads
(FCW) The Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) is adding three senior-level technical leads to advise on new projects and help funded programs deliver.
Department of Defense Updates
JWCC Cloud Contract Providers Will Have to Adhere to FedRamp-Like Cybersecurity Regime
(FedScoop) Cloud providers selected for the Joint Warfighter Cloud Capability contract will have to pass a cybersecurity test similar to the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) regime, according to the Department of Defense’s chief information security officer.
Army Looks to Increase Oversight Centralization of IT Spending
(FedScoop) The Army has established two new councils to oversee IT spending with the goal of helping the service centralize its purchasing of services and visibility of digital modernization.
U.S. Army Seeking New Login Solution
(MeriTalk) The U.S. Army released a request for information (RFI), seeking information for a new way to securely log in its users, especially members of the National Guard or Army Reserve that need to check systems for announcements.
Member News
Aveshka Win on Cornerstone Task Order Under CIO-SP3
(Cision) Aveshka is proud to announce its recent win of Cornerstone, a Task Order under the Chief Information Officer – Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) Small Business Contract with the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC).
Winners of 2021 Industry Innovators Award Announced!
(Washington Technology) ADI members among the winners.
  • Excella and its HHS Inspector General Grants Analytics Portal
  • Aveshka Inc. and its Candor Platform for artificial intelligence
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