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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.

Byte-Sized Q&A: Tell me about FedRAMP

Byte-Sized Q&A: Tell me about FedRAMP

May 5, 2021

In this episode, host Kate Growley is joined by Lee Matheson as they discuss the basics of the FedRAMP process. 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: Evolving Developments in Awardee Standing (April 2021)

All Things Protest: Evolving Developments in Awardee Standing (April 2021)

April 30, 2021

In this episode, hosts Christian Curran and Olivia Lynch discuss a recent Court of Federal Claims decision with interesting implications for awardee standing. 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.

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Byte-Sized Q&A: What are the basics of NIST SP 800-53?

Byte-Sized Q&A: What are the basics of NIST SP 800-53?

April 22, 2021

In this episode, hosts Evan Wolff and Kate Growley talk about what government contractors need to know about NIST SP 800-53. 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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