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No Summer Vacation for Government as New Cybersecurity Legislation Passes
  • Crowell & Moring LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2018

The federal government has kept busy this summer by issuing multiple regulations impacting government contractors’ cybersecurity. First, the

FY 2019 NDAA - Cyber Focus
  • Crowell & Moring LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2018

The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) includes a robust set of cybersecurity provisions impacting the Defense Industrial Base, including:

Final Draft of NIST SP 800-171A Gives Contractors Something to Sample
  • Crowell & Moring LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2018

Last week, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released its Final Draft of NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-171A, which will

National Archives Issues Non-FAR-Based Guidance for Controlled Unclassified Information
  • Crowell & Moring LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2018

The Information Security Oversight Office (“ISOO”) within the National Archives and Records Administration (“NARA”) has issued guidance relevant to

December 31, 2017 Deadline for Cybersecurity under DFARS 252.204-7012 Re-Interpreted
  • Pillsbury
  • USA
  • December 20 2017

Defense Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) 252.204-7012 requires defense contractors to protect the security of controlled unclassified

Defense contractors - the time has come: December 31 is the deadline for cybersecurity safeguarding compliance
  • DLA Piper
  • USA
  • December 6 2017

Defense contractors and subcontractors that handle certain types of defense information must be in compliance with Department of Defense (DoD)

Defense Contractors Take Note: NIST’s Compliance Deadline is Almost Here!
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2017

The end of the year approaches and that means Department of Defense (DoD) contractors must make changes to their own unclassified information systems

Congressional, Executive, and Legal Developments for Government Contractors to Consider - November 2017
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2017

On November 16, 2017, the Conference Report for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year (FY) 2018 was sent to the

DoD Contractors Required to Meet Cybersecurity Requirements by Year End
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2017

The window for Department of Defense (DoD) contractors to bring themselves into compliance with cybersecurity requirements is closing. Specifically

Congressional, Executive, and Legal Developments for Government Contractors to Consider - September 2017
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2017

There have been a number of legal developments in the past month that may affect government contractors, with respect to both legislative and