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Recently-Released Cybersecurity Verification Mandate Creates Uncertainty for Department of Defense Suppliers

Protection of the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) from the growing panoply of cybersecurity threats has been a consistent point of emphasis for senior Department of Defense (DOD) officials during the Trump Administration. The DOD took a significant step toward addressing that concern on January 31, 2020 with the release of Version 1.0 of the Cybersecurity … Continue Reading

Preventing the Next Snowden – Insider Threat Program Deadline Looming

Government contractors that hold a facility security clearance (FCL) must have a written program in place no later than November 30, 2016 to begin implementing insider threat requirements published by the Department of Defense (DoD) in Change 2 to DoD 5220.22-M, National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM). In particular, on May 18, 2016, the … Continue Reading
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