From the Spring 2014 Issue

Time to DOD Cybersecurity

Jeffrey R. Cook, CPA, CITP, CIPP
IT Audit and Advisory Services Lead Government Contract Services Group, Aronson LLC

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IMPLEMENTING AND PAYING FOR THE NEW DFARS UCTI SAFEGUARDING CONTRACT CLAUSE 
Historically, information security on contracts with the Department of Defense was considered necessary for classified but not other types of information. That changed on November 18, 2013, when DoD issued a final rule in the Federal Register that Unclassified Controlled Technical Information (UCTI) is vital to national security and must be protected (Defense Federal Acquistion Regulation Supplement [DFARS]clause 252.204-7012). This effectively ups the ante on information security for all DoD contractors regardless of size.
The clause has . . .

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