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Protecting “Covered Defense Information” – How to Respond to DoD’s Cyber Contract Requirements

December 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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DoD contractors are obligated by DFARS 252.204-7012 to implement, by December 31, 2017, 110 cyber “requirements” stated in NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-171.  Recognizing that some companies are unsure what they can do, in the time available, this webinar will be structured to deal with 15 timely topics and allow ample time for Q&A.

This 90-minute webinar will feature Bob Metzger, recognized as a leading expert on federal efforts to improve contractor cybersecurity through regulation and contract requirements.  A frequent author and speaker on these subjects, Bob heads the Washington, D.C. office of Rogers Joseph O’Donnell, PC, a boutique law firm (and CGP member) specializing in government contracts.

The 15 topics to be discussed will include:

  1. A Risk-Informed Response to DoD’s Objectives
  2. Starting Late: Strategies for Compliance by 12/31/2017
  3. What is “CDI” and Do You Have it?
  4. Is DoD Responsible to Identify CDI
  5. Importance of a Self-Assessment
  6. Leveraging Existing Security Practices to Meet SP 800-171
  7. The System Security Plan and its Importance
  8. NIST’s New SP 800-171A Assessment Guide
  9. A Tiered Approach to Improved Security Over Time
  10. Where Can Third Parties Assist?
  11. What is Sufficient to Demonstrate Compliance?
  12. Managed Security Services and the Cloud
  13. What to Expect in Solicitations
  14. Can Cyber Figure into Bid Protests?
  15. Preparing for Cyber Events and Incident Response


Keystone Member: Complimentary
Executive Member/Strategic Partner: Complimentary
Premier Member: Complimentary
Standard/Affiliate Member: $50
Non-Member: $95

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December 13, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm