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SMEs to spend $90 billion on cyber-security in 2025

Jul 22, 2021
A new report has found that spending on cyber-security among the world’s small and mid-sized enterprises will grow by more than €25 billion ($30bn) in the next four years. The worldwide figure by 2025 will stand at €76 billion ($90bn), with managed security services making up one-third of...

How to Bid on Maryland State Contracts 

Jun 21, 2021
So you want to bid on Maryland-specific state contracts? From bid systems to ePortals, to the right opportunities, this article will take you into the depths of everything you need to know on your contracting journey with the state’s centralized eProcurement Program. For more information about...

Cybersecurity Experts Discuss ‘Smart City’ Tech

Apr 8, 2021
As ‘smart city’ technologies like street video surveillance, emergency alert systems, automatic tolling, and gunshot detection systems continue to expand through state and local government, so does the threat of damaging consequences due to the hacking of these systems. When state and local...

How to Calculate FTE Work Hours in a Year

Apr 4, 2021
Some tips for how to use time in a person year for contracts Not all government contracting work is able to be initially measured by the number of products a company will supply — for those offering services to the government, it becomes a bit more sticky. Because the contract must be drawn up...

What You Need to Know About StateRAMP

Apr 1, 2021
With the threat of cyber crime increasing in recent decades, government agencies have become one of the most common targets for malware attacks. Even outside of state and local government, cyber criminals often exploit the unprotected third party solutions provided by vendors who sell to the...

UK MPs raise concerns over PFI contracts expiration

Mar 26, 2021
A report published by a prominent UK parliamentary committee warned that the failure to prepare for private finance initiative (PFI) contracts expiry could cause serious disruption to “vital public services such as schools and hospitals” and that the mismanagement of the expiry process “could...

The Efficiency and Effectiveness of Public Procurement

Mar 18, 2021
Sergii Dovgalenko is CPO of JSC (joint stock company) Ukrainian Railways. He is an experienced procurement strategist with proven transformation expertise and was previously head of procurement for Etihad Airways in the UAE, where he headed up indirect procurement and P2P operations. In his...

Veterans in Residence Program by Bunker Labs Opens Applications

Mar 17, 2021
GovShop partner Bunker Labs has opened applications for the next cohort of their Veterans in Residence program, an early-stage business incubator designed for and by the military-connected family. Veterans in Residence is a six-month, early-stage business incubator that provides veteran and...

CISA’s Plan to Spend $650M on Cyber Protections

Mar 15, 2021
After seeing a boom in technological advancement following the start of quarantine last March, cyber threats faced by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) continue to grow. According to one article by the Federal News Network, CISA plans to utilize approximately $650 million...

Introducing the My GovShop Dashboard

Feb 24, 2021
The free My GovShop Dashboard was launched January 2021 and is the newest product feature from GovShop.com. Designed to help further reduce the barriers to entry into the government sector by helping businesses discover, follow, and monitor government opportunities across federal, state, and local...