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Byte-Sized Q&A: Part 2 - The NIST DoD Assessment Clauses

Byte-Sized Q&A: Part 2 - The NIST DoD Assessment Clauses

September 7, 2021

Crowell & Moring’s “Byte-Sized Q&A” podcast takes the complex world of government contracts cybersecurity and breaks it down into byte-sized pieces.  In this second episode of a three-part series, hosts Kate Growley and Evan Wolff overview the high points from the new DFARS clauses 252.204-7019 and -7020.

All Things Protest: How to Prove Disparate Treatment (August 2021)

All Things Protest: How to Prove Disparate Treatment (August 2021)

August 30, 2021

Crowell & Moring’s “All Things Protest” podcast keeps you up to date on major trends in bid protest litigation, key developments in high-profile cases, and best practices in state and federal procurement.  In this episode, hosts Rob Sneckenberg and Christian Curran discuss a recent GAO decision demonstrating the fact-specific requirements to allege and prove disparate treatment.

 

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Byte-Sized Q&A: PART 1 - THE SAFEGUARDING CLAUSE

Byte-Sized Q&A: PART 1 - THE SAFEGUARDING CLAUSE

August 17, 2021

In this episode, hosts Kate Growley and Evan Wolff kick-off a three-part series on the clauses covered by the interim DFARS rule 2019-D041. This first episode overviews DFARS 252.204-7012, AKA “the Safeguarding Clause.” Crowell & Moring’s “Byte-Sized Q&A” podcast takes the complex world of government contracts cybersecurity and breaks it down into byte-sized pieces.

Byte-Sized Q&A: Paying a Criminal: Ransomware Payments and Related Sanctions Risks

Byte-Sized Q&A: Paying a Criminal: Ransomware Payments and Related Sanctions Risks

July 29, 2021

In this episode, host Kate Growley and Caroline Brown talk about the regulatory risks of violating sanctions and anti-money laundering laws when considering whether to make a payment to ransomware attackers.  Those risks extend beyond the victims of the ransomware attack themselves to include ransomware insurance businesses, payment processors, and companies involved in digital forensics and incident response. Crowell & Moring’s “Byte-Sized Q&A” podcast takes the complex world of government contracts cybersecurity and breaks it down into byte-sized pieces.

 

All Things Protest: Failure to Update “Contingent” Pricing Dooms Proposal and Protest (July 2021)

All Things Protest: Failure to Update “Contingent” Pricing Dooms Proposal and Protest (July 2021)

July 27, 2021

Crowell & Moring’s “All Things Protest” podcast keeps you up to date on major trends in bid protest litigation, key developments in high-profile cases, and best practices in state and federal procurement.  In this episode, hosts Olivia Lynch and Rob Sneckenberg discuss a recent set of protests addressing “contingent” pricing and the importance of updating a proposal in response to solicitation amendments.

 

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Byte-Sized Q&A: What is Ransomware?

Byte-Sized Q&A: What is Ransomware?

July 14, 2021

In this episode, hosts Kate Growley and Evan Wolff talk with Matthew Welling about all things ransomware, including how to prepare for and respond to these kinds of incidents.  Crowell & Moring’s “Byte-Sized Q&A” podcast takes the complex world of government contracts cybersecurity and breaks it down into byte-sized pieces.

All Things Protest: How to Handle Inadvertent Government Disclosure of Competition-Sensitive Information (June 2021)

All Things Protest: How to Handle Inadvertent Government Disclosure of Competition-Sensitive Information (June 2021)

June 30, 2021

Crowell & Moring’s “All Things Protest” podcast keeps you up to date on major trends in bid protest litigation, key developments in high-profile cases, and best practices in state and federal procurement.  In this episode, hosts Rob Sneckenberg, Olivia Lynch, and Christian Curran discuss considerations and best practices when the Government inadvertently releases competition-sensitive information.

 

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Inmarsat Government, Inc., B-419583, B-419583.2, May 21, 2021, 2021 CPD ¶

Byte-Sized Q&A: What Do Contractors Need To Know About The New Cybersecurity Executive Order?

Byte-Sized Q&A: What Do Contractors Need To Know About The New Cybersecurity Executive Order?

June 23, 2021

In this episode, host Evan Wolff discusses the Biden Administration's recent Executive Order on Improving the Nation's Cybersecurity. Crowell & Moring’s “Byte-Sized Q&A” podcast takes the complex world of government contracts cybersecurity and breaks it down into byte-sized pieces.

All Things Protest: Proposed DFARS Rule on Enhanced Postaward Debriefings (May 2021)

All Things Protest: Proposed DFARS Rule on Enhanced Postaward Debriefings (May 2021)

May 28, 2021

Crowell & Moring’s “All Things Protest” podcast keeps you up to date on major trends in bid protest litigation, key developments in high-profile cases, and best practices in state and federal procurement.  In this episode, hosts Christian Curran and Olivia Lynch discuss a proposed DFARS rule for enhanced debriefings.

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Byte-Sized Q&A:  What are the DoD’s Requirements for Cloud Services?

Byte-Sized Q&A: What are the DoD’s Requirements for Cloud Services?

May 17, 2021

In this episode, host Kate Growley is joined by Chris Hebdon as they discuss current requirements for cloud service providers interested in working for the Department of Defense. Crowell & Moring’s “Byte-Sized Q&A” podcast takes the complex world of government contracts cybersecurity and breaks it down into byte-sized pieces.

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