“Efforts by the General Services Administration to protect data gathered by its building lease support services providers got tangled in internal contracting rules, according to an inspector general report.”
“GSA IT, which is information security manager for the lease support brokers, made the move because it saw some of the six contractors struggling with security requirements. Contractor support services include market surveys, site visits, document preparation and lease negotiations. The shifts were made after the contracts were awarded.”
“A hotline complaint in May 2017, according to the report, alleged GSA changed the IT security requirements of the lease support contracts without putting out corresponding contract modifications. The contracts, the report said, contain “extensive IT security requirements” aimed at…” Read the full article here.
Source: Watchdog dings Public Buildings Service for bumpy cloud shift – By Mark Rockwell, March 25, 2019. FCW.Tags: GSA XTRA