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NEW FAR CLAUSE HEIGHTENS CYBERSECURITY STANDARDS FOR CONTRACTORS’ INFORMATION SYSTEMS

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01/08/2017Vandeventer Black

Overview Earlier this year, the Department of Defense (DOD) issued a Final Rule adding a new clause to the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) — FAR 52.204-21, which, in short, imposes fifteen specific requirements for contractor information systems possessing or transmitting “Federal contract information.” FAR 52.204-21 defines “Federal contract information” as any acquisition-related information not public… Read more »