• Achieving Cyber-Fitness in 2017: Part 1--Planning for Compliance
  • February 16, 2017 | Authors: Melinda R. Biancuzzo; Townsend L. Bourne; John W. Chierichella
  • Law Firm: Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP - Washington Office
  • It is a new year, which means New Year’s resolutions for roughly 50 percent of Americans. Most vow to lose weight or save more money. For many Government contractors, however, the focus in 2017 is cybersecurity in general, and specifically compliance with the Department of Defense’s final rule for safeguarding covered defense information before the December 31 deadline. See 81 Fed. Reg. 72986 (effective Oct. 21, 2016).