Cybersecurity and the DFARS 252.204-7012 Clause

Advance Regular Price Member: $
150
Advance Regular Price Non-member: $
150
Regular Price Member: $
150
Regular Price Non-member: $
150
Registrar Name:
NCMA
Registrar Phone:
1-800-344-8096
Registrar Email:
memberservices@ncmahq.org
Code:
170197
CPE/CLPs:
1.5


Abstract:

This session provides an overview of the new, much-publicized DFARS cybersecurity rules, which went into effect this year—presented for non-IT personnel, and specifically aimed at contracting professionals. It will discuss the new clause, the new rules, and strategies for compliance for primes and subcontractors. 


Learning Objectives:

During the 60-minute lecture, attendees will:

  1. Learn the requirements of the new DFARS clause governing cybersecurity    
  2. Discover what constitutes “controlled information”, and how to manage & protect it 
  3. Learn how to recognize an “incident” and the contractor’s required reporting obligations

Presenters:

Cruz_Brian_18398_2016_009_PRBrian P. Cruz  

Counsel 

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP  

Brian Cruz focuses his practice on government contract law, including classified and national security issues, from contract formation to prosecuting claims against the government, as well as defending contractors against False Claims Act allegations. He has extensively counseled clients on issues involving compliance programs, subcontractor management, the DOD Voluntary Disclosure Program, obtaining and maintaining security clearances, and measures to mitigate foreign ownership, control, or influence for clients participating in the National Industrial Security Program.  

Sweatt_Glenn_19023_2016_013_PRGlenn A. Sweatt, CPCM, Fellow  

Counsel 

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP  

Glenn Sweatt has more than 20 years’ experience in contracts management and compliance. He has dealt directly with government contract issues for all of the major DOD agencies, as well as the State Department, GSA, EPA, DOT, and other civilian agencies. He has managed claims before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals and has extensive private mediation and arbitration experience.