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DoD Amends its DFARS Safeguarding and Cyber Incident Reporting Requirements with a Second Interim Rule

On December 30, 2015, effective upon publication, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) published a three-page interim rule revising its earlier August 2015 interim rule on Safeguarding Covered Defense Information. 80 Fed. Reg. 81,472 (Dec. 30, 2015), available here. See our previous analysis of the original August 26 rule here. Comments on this new interim rule

Recent Updates to DFARS Cybersecurity Rule

Over the past month, there have been a number of developments affecting the new DFARS Network Penetration Reporting and Contracting for Cloud Services interim rule (DFARS Case 2013-D018, published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, available here). See our previous analysis of the rule here. On Wednesday, November 18, 2015, DoD published

DoD Publishes Final Rule Requiring All Contractors and Subcontractors to Safeguard Unclassified Controlled Technical Information

On November 18, 2013, the Department of Defense (DoD) published a Final Rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to address requirements for safeguarding unclassified controlled technical information.[1] This rule has been in development for over two years with DoD originally publishing a rule-making Notice on March 3, 2010,[2] and a Proposed Rule

Hogan Lovells Issues Client Alert on New DoD Counterfeit Parts Regulations

Hogan Lovells’ Government Contracts Practice recently issued a Client Alert on the first proposed rule issued by the Department of Defense (“DoD”) regarding the detection and avoidance of counterfeit parts in the DoD supply chain.  Authored by Partners Thomas L. McGovern III and Michael D. McGill and Associate Michael J. Scheimer, the alert analyzes each section of the