Did the federal acquisition website called FAITAS suffer a cyber incident? Are thousands of contracting officers and contracting officer representatives’ (COR) data at risk?
The government isn’t offering any details of what’s going on, so I pulled out my reporter’s notebook (pun intended) and started to do some digging.
Let’s look at what we know for sure and you, the reader, can decide whether there is something more than meets the eye.
Fact 1: The Federal Acquisition Institute Training Application System (FAITAS) has been down for “unscheduled maintenance” only for civilian agencies for more than a month.
So if you have a .gov email address, you are out of luck.
But if you have a .mil email address, all is well and you can use the site to get training.