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“Defense Department Imposes New Cyberobligations on Contractors,” Thomson Reuters’ Westlaw Journal

In this article, Jenner & Block Partners Mary Ellen Callahan and Mark J. Nackman, Department Counsel Cynthia J. Robertson and Associate R. Locke Bell examine new cybersecurity mandates for contractors.  The interim rule, part of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, creates new reporting requirements in the event of a network penetration, sets out enhanced minimum standards for security and lays out a framework for the Defense Department’s acquisition of cloud computing services.