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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Cyber Update: DoD Contractor Cybersecurity Certification and 33 New Enhanced Controls to Combat the Advanced Persistent Threat

The Government remains intensely focused on how best to protect its Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) once it is released to contractors. In a shift from its initial approach of “we will take the contractor’s word for...more

McCarter & English - Government Contracts &...

Never Stop Never Stopping: Defense Department Quietly Unveils Proposed Cybersecurity Capability Model Certification Standards And...

Cybersecurity. It’s never over, is it? In what can only be described as a “soft” release, the Department of Defense (DoD) has slowly and quietly begun to reveal its intent to provide federal contractors with formal...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

“Internet of Things” Guidance to be Added to Cybersecurity Requirements for Agencies and Federal Contractors

In 2019, cybersecurity has become top-of-mind for most federal government contractors and agencies that share sensitive information. In addition to updated Department of Defense guidance and procedures for evaluating...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Race to Report: How to Triage a DFARS Cybersecurity Incident - Cybersecurity and Privacy Alert

“Triage – to assign degrees of urgency and decide the order of treatment.” - A U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) cybersecurity incident must be reported within 72 hours of discovery, and there is a litany of information...more

White and Williams LLP

DoD Issues New Guidance to Drive Compliance with NIST 800-171 Cybersecurity Requirements

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Is this a Start of Something New for Third-Party Management? The demand for responsible cybersecurity in business is ubiquitous. The need to protect information is not limited to the financial services, insurance and...more

PilieroMazza PLLC

Cybersecurity Update—Round II

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As part of our continuing effort to keep you updated with new developments relating to compliance with the Department of Defense (DoD) Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) 252.204-7012, this blog post provides a...more

Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

Final Draft of NIST SP 800-171A Still Open for Comments

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is responsible for developing information security standards and guidelines—including minimum requirements for federal information systems. At the end of February,...more

PilieroMazza PLLC

Cybersecurity Update

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Last month many of you listened to the webinar Jon Williams and I did regarding the December 31, 2017, deadline to comply with the Department of Defense (DoD) Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) 252.204-7012 and...more

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

December 31, 2017 Deadline for Cybersecurity under DFARS 252.204-7012 Re-Interpreted

The DoD clarifies its expectation for full compliance to protect Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) residing on Contractor Systems from cyber incidents. A defense contractor’s updated and current System Security...more

PilieroMazza PLLC

Happy Cybersecurity New Year

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After the ball drops in Times Square this New Year’s Eve, many DoD contractors will wake up with a headache. And I don’t mean from too much champagne. I’m talking about extensive DoD cybersecurity requirements these...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

NIST Releases Highly-Anticipated Draft Special Publication on Assessing the Security Requirements in NIST SP 800-171 for...

Pursuant to DFARS 252.204-7012, DoD contractors are to implement the security requirements in NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-171 by December 31, 2017. NIST SP 800-171 includes security requirements for protecting...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Final Countdown to DFARS Cybersecurity Compliance

Most federal defense contractors are aware that December 31, 2017, is the deadline for them to comply with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-171, Protecting Controlled...more

PilieroMazza PLLC

Imminent Deadline Looms for Government Contractors on Cybersecurity Compliance

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Now that the government fiscal year end has passed, government contractors that handle controlled unclassified information (“CUI”) must turn their attention – if they haven’t already – to the quickly approaching calendar year...more

BakerHostetler

Countdown Begins for Cybersecurity Compliance

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This month marks an important waypoint for defense contractors subject to the new cybersecurity requirements imposed by the Department of Defense. For contractors subject to the requirements of Defense Federal Acquisition...more

Hogan Lovells

Top cybersecurity developments in 2017 for ADG companies

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While all companies should be concerned with their cybersecurity posture, companies in the aerospace, defense, and government services (ADG) industry are potentially subject to greater risks due to the industry's highly...more

Jones Day

Global Privacy & Cybersecurity Update Vol. 13

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On December 28, 2016, the New York Department of Financial Services ("DFS") released a revised version of a proposed regulation that would require banks, insurance companies, and other financial services institutions...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP - Government...

Important Takeaways from DHS’s Proposed Rule on Controlled Unclassified Information

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has now officially entered the government data security fray with its own proposed rule (HSAR Case 2015-001; 82 FR 6429; Jan. 19, 2017) for safeguarding Controlled Unclassified...more

WilmerHale

Final Government Contractor Basic Data Security Rule Issued

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On May 16, 2016, the Federal Acquisition Regulations (“FAR”) Council published the final FAR rule on Basic Safeguarding of Contractor Information Systems. The rule is intended to prescribe “the most basic level” of...more

Perkins Coie

New DoD Cybersecurity Rule and How Contractors Can Reduce Their Risks

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The Department of Defense (DoD) issued an interim cybersecurity rule in August 2015 that, among other things, revises the existing Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) cybersecurity clause and increases...more

Snell & Wilmer

The OMB’s New Cybersecurity Guidance for Federal Contractors

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Is Controlled Unclassified Information Out of Control? The OMB apparently thinks so. On August 11, 2015, the Obama administration, through the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), which is the largest office within the...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

DoD New Cyber Security Reporting Rules for Contractors

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In a move that highlights the changing winds of federal cybersecurity policy, the Department of Defense (“DoD”) has issued an interim Rule (“Rule”) that imposes new security and reporting requirements on federal contractors,...more

Holland & Knight LLP

DoD's New Cybersecurity and Cloud Standards and Reporting Requirements

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The Department of Defense (DoD) released interim rules implementing provisions of the 2013 and 2015 National Defense Authorization Acts. The rules, released on Aug. 26, 2015, are effective immediately and establish the...more

King & Spalding

Defense Department Issues Interim Rule Requiring Contractor and Subcontractor Reporting of Cyber Incidents

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On August 26, 2015, the Department of Defense (DoD) published a long-awaited Interim Rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to require “rapid” reporting of “cyber incidents” that result in...more

PilieroMazza PLLC

Not So Far Out: OMB Memo Indicates Cybersecurity FAR Clauses Are Coming Soon

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On August 11, 2015, the Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) released a draft policy memo entitled “Improving Cybersecurity Protections in Federal Acquisitions.” The purpose of the memo is to provide federal agencies with...more

Holland & Knight LLP

OMB Issues Guidance on Government Contractors’ Cybersecurity Systems

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The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released a draft guidance document on Aug. 11, 2015, titled “Improving Cybersecurity Protection in Federal Acquisitions” (the “OMB Guidance”). The OMB Guidance instructs agencies on...more

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