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During 2017, Federal defense contractors have become increasingly aware of DFARS 252.204-7012 “Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting,” in part due to the fact that the ruling requires contractors to implement certain control requirements by no later than December 31, 2017. In addition, as its title implies, the ruling also includes cybersecurity incident reporting requirements where contractors must report incidents within 72 hours of discovery to the Government.
While the requirements of this ruling may seem complex and costly to implement for many small and medium-sized contractors, it is imperative that contractors fully understand the basic elements of DFARS 252.204-7012 before considering next steps.
This training session will cover the following topics relevant to understanding DFARS 252.204-7012:
About the Presenter
Michael Wright – Senior Manager, Baker Tilly
CPA, CISA, PMP, CCSFP
Michael Wright is a firm leader at Baker Tilly and focuses on providing IT risk consulting and internal auditing services for government contractors. He has almost 20 years of professional experience in assisting client organizations by performing cybersecurity reviews, project risk reviews, IT risk assessments, and IT audits for government contractors, nonprofit organizations, and higher education institutions of varying sizes. Michael has presented to a variety of audiences, including Defense Alliance, National Contract Management Association (NCMA), Coalition for Government Procurement (CGP), Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) chapters, and at professional industry events.