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New DoD Rule Promotes Voluntary Sharing of Cyber-Security Threat Information Between DoD and Defense Contractors

Co-authored by: Alan Pate On October 22, 2013, the Department of Defense (DoD) published its Final Rule establishing a program for promoting voluntary sharing of cyber threat information between the DoD and government contractors. The DoD intends this information sharing program to “enhance and supplement” participating defense contractors’ capabilities to safeguard DoD information.  Unlike failed … Continue Reading

Department of Defense Announces Rule Amendments Tightening Data Security Requirements for Contractors

Many of the topics on this blog are related to the security of personal and financial information, but information regarding our nation’s defense is just as sensitive, and the loss of that information could be exponentially more catastrophic.  Federal agencies are authorized under and required by the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (44 … Continue Reading