PSC works to promote policies that enable the federal government to attract, train, develop and retain a world-class workforce, with particular emphasis on acquisition, IT management, cybersecurity and similarly critical skills. The missions of government demand a workforce that is well trained, well-funded, and supported by its leadership.

Acquisition and Business Policy Council Spotlight - February 2023 (2/21/2023) Entity Administrator Restriction | SBA Nonmanufacturer Rule Individual Waivers | GAO to Discuss Small Business and Midsize Studies with PSC | Comments on SBA Lower-Tier Subcontracting Rule | Comments on Disclosure of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Department of Defense Releases Small Business Strategy (1/26/2023)
On January 26, 2023, DoD released its Small Business Strategy, which will guide the DoD in harnessing the full potential and capability of the small business community. Click here to access this strategy.

PSC Seeks Member Input on NIST Cyber Framework 2.0 (1/20/2023)
NIST is requesting comments on a Concept Paper for its Cybersecurity Framework 2.0. by March 3. To meet the NIST deadline, PSC is seeking member input by February 17. Click here for more information.

PSC Comments on DoL Independent Contractor Rule (12/12/2022)

DoD Releases Zero Trust Strategy and Roadmap (11/23/2022)
On Nov. 22, DoD released its Zero Trust (ZT) Strategy and Roadmap. DoD’s intent “is to establish the parameters and target levels necessary” for full ZT adoption across its components.

Defense & Intelligence Council October 2022 Spotlight (11/3/2022)
PSC Welcomes New D&IC VP | DoD Releases 2022 NDS | DoD Announcement on COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors | PSC Meeting with DCAA (November 15) | And More!

DoD releases unclassified 2022 National Defense Strategy (10/27/2022)
On October 27, 2022, the Department of Defense released the unclassified version of its 2022 National Defense Strategy (NDS). This document also includes the 2022 Missile Defense Review and 2022 Nuclear Posture Review.

DoD Announcement on COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors (10/20/2022)
DoD's Defense Pricing and Contracting (DPC) published an announcement to ensure that DoD Components take NO ACTION to enforce any contract clauses implementing Executive Order 14042.

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