Senator: How is OMB helping agencies buy cybersecurity tools?

The federal contracting process is often a quagmire. But when it comes to cybersecurity — a space where the technology advances daily and the adversary adapts even faster — time is of the essence.

To find out how agencies are addressing this problem, Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., ranking member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, drafted a letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Shaun Donovan asking specific questions about the acquisition process and the government’s ability to work around roadblocks.

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