Still Too Slow for Cyber Warfare: Why Extension of the Rapid Acquisition Authority and the Special Emergency Procurement Authority to Cyber Are Half Measures

46 Public Contract Law Journal 833 (2017)

19 Pages Posted: 17 Sep 2017

Date Written: September 1, 2017

Abstract

Congress recently extended two rapid acquisition authorities to cyber. But the DoD still can't buy fast enough to keep pace with the emerging threat. Because this is an offense-dominated domain, an approach that concentrates too much on defense is inadequate.

Keywords: Cyber, Agile, Procurement, Military, Government Contracts

JEL Classification: K39

Suggested Citation

Schoeni, Daniel, Still Too Slow for Cyber Warfare: Why Extension of the Rapid Acquisition Authority and the Special Emergency Procurement Authority to Cyber Are Half Measures (September 1, 2017). 46 Public Contract Law Journal 833 (2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3030927

Daniel Schoeni (Contact Author)

U.S. Air Force JAG Corps ( email )

United States

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