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...
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