Proposed NDAA Amendment Will Muddy Regulatory Waters

Law360, New York (December 5, 2012, 12:45 PM EST) -- The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., recently introduced an amendment to the fiscal year 2013 National Defense Authorization Act, S. 3254, which would require the U.S. Department of Defense to establish a process by which cleared defense contractors must report when the contractor’s network or information system is successfully penetrated.

As drafted, Amendment 3195 would apply to “a private entity granted clearance by the Defense Security Service to receive and store classified information for the purpose of bidding on a...
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