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Eastern Maine Development Corporation 
40 Harlow Street
Bangor, ME 04401

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Bob Doiron 
Maine MEP 

New England Regional Defense Industry Collaboration - Half-Day Cyber Resilience Workshop

In this free, half-day educational event, defense contractors will learn about the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) cybersecurity clause, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-171, and future Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) requirements.   Importantly, defense contractors will gain an understanding of what is meant by cybersecurity resiliency, how to manage their risk, and what steps they can take to ensure they adequately protect all information and the future of their business.

Topics covered include: 

  • Understanding cyber resiliency and cybersecurity risk management
  • Understanding the drivers of risk management outcomes
  • DFARS Requirements including Protecting Covered Defense Information,   Flow Down and Incident Reporting
  • Understanding and Utilizing Security Guidance: NIST SP 800-171
  • Future Requirements (CMMC) and Audits
  • What specific steps you can take to ensure you remain eligible to do business within the DoD Supply Chain

Who Should Attend:

Owners, CEOs, COOs, CIOs, Quality Managers and IT professionals of manufacturers and other companies with contracts within the Department of Defense Supply Chain, whether you’re a prime, subcontractor to a prime, or in a lower tier.

Event Details:

Time: Registration starts at 8:30am and event starts at 9:00am
Location: Eastern Maine Development Corporation, 40 Harlow Street, Bangor ME


We will be hosting additional events coming up:

South Portland-early May
Brunswick-late June
Portland area-mid September

This event is hosted by Maine MEP & Maine PTAC

About the New England Regional Defense Industry Collaboration (NERDIC): NERDIC is a partnership of the state economic development organizations of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont, working to support Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) that provide parts, assemblies, to Tier One providers working with the U.S. Department of Defense. NERDIC has financial support from the Office of Economic Adjustment, U.S. Department of Defense. The content reflects the views of the New England Collaborative and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Office of Economic Adjustment, the U.S. Department of Defense, or the participating states.