Kaspersky Cut From GSA Contracts Over Security Concern

Law360, Nashville (July 13, 2017, 6:31 PM EDT) -- The government has removed products made by Russian security software maker Kaspersky Lab from several multiple-award federal contracts, citing concerns related to the security of federal systems and networks, as the company argued it had been wrongly dragged into a “geopolitical fight.”

Kaspersky Lab has been removed from the U.S. General Services Administration’s Schedules 67 and 70, and NASA’s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement, or SEWP, contract, following a review and “careful consideration” by several federal agencies, the GSA and NASA said Tuesday.

“GSA’s priorities are to...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.