CYBERCOM's acquisition efforts off to slow start

By Justin Doubleday / September 6, 2018 at 2:39 PM
U.S. Cyber Command has had acquisition authority for more than two years, but the increasingly important command has struggled to make full use of its buying powers due to workforce gaps. The Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act allows the command to spend up to $75 million per year on "cyber-peculiar" capabilities. However, the command awarded just one contract in FY-17, because it lacked a contract-writing system and didn't have the "skillsets and people in place," according to Stephen...

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