Summer Cyber Reboot: Fundamentals of Cyber Security for Federal Contractors

WPI’s Cyber Friday webinar series is shifting temporarily to Thursdays for the summer months.  Learn about the Fundamentals of Cyber Security for Federal Contractors Gain an understanding of the all-important fundamentals of cyber-security that are necessary for federal contractors to understand, implement and actively utilize. Create the foundation to better understand DFARS 252.204-7012 and FAR […]

Summer Cyber Reboot: NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework and the FAR/DFARS

WPI’s Cyber Friday webinar series is shifting temporarily to Thursdays for the summer months. Investigate NIST's Cybersecurity Framework and how it applies to FAR & DFARS requirements Take the information that you learned in our Fundamentals session, dig deeper into the framework and see how you can  apply these concepts to your business and protecting […]

Acquisition Hour: The Federal Spend to the End

July 1st marks the start of the Federal Government’s buying season as they Spend to the End of the Fiscal year. Now is the time to learn about this unique time of year, explore the market and start your preparations. Federal procurement will likely continue to be vibrant and will offer opportunities for those who […]

A Roadmap to Developing Successful Teams and Partnerships

**REGISTRATION for panel discussion and networking session is at the bottom of this page. The networking session will provide you with the opportunity to ask questions and have discussions with the panel members – a valuable opportunity** Partnering With Purpose Series: View speaker bios by clicking HERE. The Partnering With Purpose Three Part Series (6/15, 7/20 […]

Acquisition Hour: Overview of CPARS

Past Performance may impact future contract awards. As a Federal Contractor it is critical for you to understand the Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS) which collects and maintains Contractor’s Past Performance Information. Past performance is now one of the most important selection criteria in Government contracting. It is critical for the Contractor to review the […]

Summer Cyber Reboot: NIST’s Tips and Tactics for Ransomware Protection

WPI’s Cyber Friday webinar series is shifting temporarily to Thursdays for the summer months. Applying NIST's Tips and Tactics for Ransomware protection for both primes and subcontractors Discover the practical steps that can be used to combat Ransomware. Ransomware has become a major threat to all businesses. An unintended mouse click can wreak havoc. There […]

Summer Cyber Reboot: Computer Security Incidents

WPI’s Cyber Friday webinar series is shifting temporarily to Thursdays for the summer months. Preparing for and responding to Computer Security Incidents with a focus on contract compliance Your computer is down - the network is down - now what? Hopefully, you have paper copies of all needed plans, policies, response contracts and phone numbers. […]

The Contracting Academy (TCA) – Winning State of Wisconsin Contracts – Leveraging Your Diverse Business Certifications – Virtual

  View the Full Agenda at the conference site Sessions will cover: State of Wisconsin Certifications for Minority, Woman and Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses Tondra Davis, Director, Supplier Diversity Program, State of Wisconsin Department of Administration Adonica Randall, President and Chief Problem Solver, Abaxent, LLC Locating and Evaluating State of Wisconsin Opportunities and Requirements Cheryl […]

Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) Small Business Webinar – Focus on Cybersecurity Requirements

8:00am-10:30am Central | 9:00am-11:30am Eastern Norma Alberts will provide a presentation overviewing Great Lakes Dredge and Dock's (GLDD) potential needs on projects and SBA informational resources. GLDD's specific project needs include: Tugboat and towing services Endangered species observers Diesel fuel (#2 low sulfur-marine diesel) Safety products Rental equipment Welding machining Rental apartments Marine hardware and […]

Acquisition Hour: Responding to Sources Sought Request and Preparing a Capabilities Statement

A Sources Sought notice is a market research tool that Contracting Officers use to determine the availability of specific capabilities in the marketplace. Sources Sought are also used to determine if there are enough qualified small businesses (including small business program certified) able to perform to support setting aside the specific requirement for limited competition. These Sources […]