Pentagon, Others Float Contractor Privacy Training Rule

Law360, New York (October 14, 2011, 3:58 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Defense and two other federal agencies want to make privacy training mandatory for all contractors who have access to government records databases, according to a proposed rule published Friday in the Federal Register.

Under the proposed rule, contractors would need to undergo basic privacy training in order to

have access to government records, handle personally identifiable information, or design or maintain a government records database. The training would address the protection of privacy and the safeguarding of personal information.

The rule would...
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