The next meeting of the new Cybersecurity Committee will be Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 9:00am.
Click here to view the Committee Page, which includes minutes from the previous meeting.
Kevin Bowden of HII-Newport News Shipbuilding will be giving an overview of the NIST 800-171 security requirements referenced in DFARS 252.204.7012 Safeguarding CDI and Cyber Incident Reporting. The requirement specifically states the following in reference to NIST 800-171:
(2) For covered contractor information systems that are not part of an IT service or system operated on behalf of the Government and therefore are not subject to the security requirement specified at paragraph (b)(1) of this clause, the following security requirements apply:
(i) Except as provided in paragraph (b)(2)(ii) of this clause, the covered contractor information system shall be subject to the security requirements in National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-171, “Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information Systems and Organizations” (available via the internet at http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.800-171) in effect at the time the solicitation is issued or as authorized by the Contracting Officer.
(ii)(A) The Contractor shall implement NIST SP 800-171, as soon as practical, but not later than December 31, 2017. For all contracts awarded prior to October 1, 2017, the Contractor shall notify the DoD Chief Information Officer (CIO), via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, within 30 days of contract award, of any security requirements specified by NIST SP 800-171 not implemented at the time of contract award.
Join us on September 28 at 9:00 AM as we discuss these requirements, and work together to answer questions on the changing regulations.
As a reminder, the Cybersecurity Committee has been established to assist VSRA Members in navigating the new federal requirement in effect January 1, 2018: DFARS 252.204.7012 Safeguarding CDI and Cyber Incident Reporting.
The meeting is in the same building as the VSRA OFFICE: 150 Boush Street, 12th Floor (Penthouse), Norfolk, Virginia. Convenient parking is available in the Boush Street Garage or the W Plume Street Garage. Please bring your parking stubs with you to be validated. Should you have any questions about this meeting, please contact Barbara Washer at (757) 233-7034. Should you have any questions about the committee, please contact Tracy Gregorio at email@example.com.