On October 30, 2017, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Defense Security Service (DSS) will complete its transition to the National Industrial Security System (NISS). The NISS will replace two predecessor systems: the Industrial Security Facilities Database (ISFD), and the Electronic Facility Clearance System (e-FCL).
On October 4, 2016, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued a Final Rule for DoD’s Defense Industrial Base (DIB) Cybersecurity (CS) Activities program. The rule amends the cyber incident reporting requirements and the voluntary DIB CS information sharing program in 32 CFR Part 236. It will take effect on November 3, 2016.
On Friday, October 21, 2016, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued a final rule implementing changes to its December 2015 interim rule on DoD contractor cyber incident reporting and cloud computing.
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
On June 13, 2012, Hogan Lovells Partners Thomas L. McGovern and Todd R. Overman, both with our Government Contracts Practice, published a Client Alert entitled, “DOD Voluntary Cyber Security Program Requirements May Limit Participation Opportunities For Some Government Contractors.” The Client Alert discusses the practical implications for government contractors of the Department of Defense’s interim