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Manufacturers, defense suppliers and other federal contractors may benefit from a new cybersecurity law intended to safeguard agency information and help bolster defenses to future cyber threats. The Federal Information...more
There has been a great deal written about the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) recent release of proposed regulations concerning the commercial use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) – or drones. Much of what has...more
In case you spent last week (this morning) dealing with winter weather instead of reading the latest and greatest in the realm on federal contracting, here is a rundown of last week’s top developments related to government...more
Reporting Deadline for HIPAA Breaches – March 1, 2015 – Did you have a HIPAA breach this year involving less than 500 individuals? If so, the deadline to report such a breach to the U.S. Department of Health and Human...more
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SBA Considering Extending Comment Period for Proposed Rule on the Limitations on Subcontracting -
Although not yet official, we anticipate that SBA will grant an extension until April 6th...more
Speaking at the White House’s Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford University this month, President Obama announced that an Executive Order was signed on February 13, urging private sector companies to...more
In This Issue:
- Protection of Security Relevant Information vs. Enhancement of Global Competition – Germany's "No Spy Decree" for Public Tenders under Continuous Scrutiny
- RWIND Tenderer Test: Objective or...more
There are a growing number of cybersecurity requirements applicable to government contractors that work with the Department of Defense (DoD) and intelligence community. ...more
Altegrity, Inc., who bills itself on its website as “The world’s leading brands in risk solutions, security, ediscovery, data recovery and employment screening,” filed for chapter 11 protection in Delaware on February 8,...more
This post is co-authored by Tamara Jack of LMI Government Consulting. Federal government contractors, especially those in the manufacturing sector, continue to experience the economic impact of budget cuts, decreased federal...more
On January 7, 2015, the U.S. Department of Defense (“DoD” or “the Department”) released an update for DoD Instruction 5000.02, on the “Operation of the Defense Acquisition Service.” The new Instruction is designed to assist...more
Government Contracts Partner Mary Beth Bosco explains the new cyber breach reporting requirements for defense contractors based on the recent passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015.
The Government Contracts Quarterly Update is published by BakerHostetler’s Government Contracts Practice team to inform our clients and friends of the latest developments in federal government contracting.
Each year brings significant changes and challenges in the laws governing the health care industry, and 2014 proved to be no exception. What the year may have lacked in the high drama that accompanies comprehensive health...more
Congress passed the Carl Levin and Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 (NDAA or Act) on Dec. 12, 2014. The NDAA for 2015 creates a new cyber breach reporting requirement affecting...more
At this time of year, everyone is shopping for a good bargain. And with “Cyber Monday,” the internet has become the place to go for the best deals. The shift to online and cloud-based information systems and data storage has...more
Most companies are worried about external threats – things that are coming at their people, their group, their company, their government, all from an outside actor. Like government’s with an eye on counter-intelligence,...more
For a second time this year, the Washington Court of Appeals has rejected claims that pricing and other information contained in contracts between private companies and government agencies are trade secrets not subject to...more
Cybersecurity remains one of the most important and least understood issues of the day. Last week, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) hosted a workshop in Tampa, Florida, to receive private sector...more
A rule to require federal contactors handling personally identifiable information to train their employees in safeguarding the information is close to release. Under the anticipated rule, contractor employees will have to...more
Defense contractors with access to classified information will soon be required to quickly notify Defense Department (DOD) officials if the company’s computer network or information system is successfully penetrated in a...more
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
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