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Those doing business with the State of Maine need to know their way around public records laws. What is the risk that sensitive business information included within a bid response to a request for proposal (RFP) may become...more
The federal government must publish new procedures 90 days after the 2014 Intelligence Authorization Act is signed. These procedures will become effective upon publication.
Intelligence community contractors will be...more
There are a myriad of ways that doing business with the Federal Government differs from the commercial sector, and protection of a company’s sensitive business information is one of them. The most important thing for you to...more
Cloud computing is a major trend in today's ICT environment. However, unlike participants in some other sectors, Governments in the Asia-Pacific region have been slower to take up the significant financial benefits that this...more
The federal government sector has been abuzz lately with whispers and shouts about pending cybersecurity regulations, frameworks, and requirements. This attention is not particularly surprising, especially given the recent...more
The US General Services Administration is seeking comments from the private sector on draft Alliant II Government Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) cybersecurity requirements (available here). The Alliant GWAC provides...more
On February 12, 2014, the Obama Administration released the long-awaited Cybersecurity Framework: “a voluntary how-to guide for organizations in the critical infrastructure community to enhance their cybersecurity” (the...more
The Government Contracts Quarterly Update is published by BakerHostetler's government contracts practice group to inform our clients of the latest developments in federal government contracting. This update covers the...more
On January 23, 2014, the Department of Defense and General Services Administration issued a final report making recommendations for the development of cybersecurity standards in the acquisition and contracting process. The...more
Do you want to be eligible for government contracts in the future? Per President Obama’s Cybersecurity Executive Order, a DoD and GSA joint working group recently recommended how cybersecurity can be implemented in federal...more
President Obama’s February 12, 2013 Executive Order, Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, required the Department of Defense (DoD) and the General Services Administration (GSA) to make recommendations on the...more
The Department of Defense and the General Services Administration, which together spend more than $500 billion annually on information technology, have released a joint report to the White House recommending steps to upgrade...more
In this issue:
- Are You Ready for the Cybersecurity Boom?
- Size Appeal of Mali, Inc., SBA No. SIZ-5506 (2013)
- Be A Resolved Employer in 2014
- 2014: Year of the WOSB
- Excerpt from Are You...more
On November 20, 2013, the Minnesota Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in the case of Helmberger v. Johnson Controls, Inc. The Court ruled in favor of Johnson Controls, Inc. (JCI) and its subcontractor,...more
The Department of Defense (DoD) has published its new final rule governing the security measures imposed on DoD unclassified technical information resident on or passing through the unclassified information systems of its...more
On November 18, 2013, the Department of Defense (DOD) published a Final Rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). The new rule, which is effective immediately, is likely to have broad...more
The U.S. Department of Defense issued final rulemaking on November 18, 2013 that will require DOD contractors to protect from attack confidential technical information on their computer systems, and to report and cooperate...more
On November 18, 2013, the Department of Defense (DOD) issued a final cyber security rule imposing requirements on contractors handling unclassified controlled technical information. While the new rule, which is effective...more
On October 22, 2013, the Department of Defense (DoD) published its Final Rule establishing a program for promoting voluntary sharing of cyber threat information between the DoD and government contractors. The DoD intends this...more
Like Frost’s nameless traveler in “The Road Not Taken,” our Government finds itself confronted with two diverging roads in the cybersecurity realm. The first offers moderation, deliberation, and evolution. The second, speed....more
Procurement and Public Sector Equality Duty Review - On 6 September 2013, the Minister for Women and Equalities published a statement on the outcome of the review.
Mobile banking - supporting an innovative and secure...more
The White House has announced its eight preliminary incentives to encourage private sector owners and operators of critical infrastructure (CI) to adopt the final Cybersecurity Framework, now under development by the...more
In the past few years, a series of high profile leaks of classified and top secret national security materials, including the WikiLeaks scandal and, more recently, Edward Snowden’s disclosure of the NSA PRISM program, has...more
In This Issue:
- Supreme Court Issues Two Key Title VII Rulings
- Ogletree Deakins Launches New Fall Seminar
- Are Your HIPAA Privacy Policies Up To Date
- OFCCP Clarifies Damages For Victims Of Bias
President Obama’s February 12, 2013 Executive Order (“EO”) titled, “Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity,” defined the framework for improving the security of computer networks based on the designation of 16 areas...more
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