Government Matters (Full Show) – October 30, 2018


DoD moves $8B back-office cloud buy to GSA contract

Lauren Williams, cyber & defense reporter at FCW, and Billy Mitchell, editor of FedScoop, discuss the reasons behind moving the Defense Enterprise Office Solution to GSA Schedule 70, and why this might be in response to issues with the JEDI procurement.

Cyber vulnerabilities in supply chain management

Robert Bigman, former chief information security officer at the Central Intelligence Agency and founder of 2BSecure, discusses how widespread cyber vulnerabilities are in the supply chain, and why “machine duels” are the future of cybersecurity.

Demand for cyber insurance grows to protect companies from breaches

Walter Andrews, partner at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, details the growing popularity of insurance for data breaches, and why one policy doesn’t fit all.