A Guide To Complying With DOD’s New Cybersecurity Rules

Law360, New York (September 21, 2015, 5:51 PM EDT) -- Here are two checklists to assist contractors in meeting your compliance obligations under the new cybersecurity regulations implemented by the U.S. Department of Defense on Network Penetration Reporting and Contracting for Cloud Services. (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement Parts 202, 204, 212, 239 and 252.) The checklists follow a brief explanation of the new regulations and discussion of some key terms. This article then provides a summary of the ramifications that contractors will face if they fail to employ adequate security, followed by information for submitting comments on the new regulations before the Oct. 26, 2015, deadline.

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