DOD proposes new security requirements for contractors utilizing and transmitting unclassified and export-controlled information
21 July 2011Government Contracts and International Trade Alert
On 29 June 2011 DOD published a proposed rule that would amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to update the basic and heightened security requirements for government contractors with access to unclassified nonpublic DOD and/or export controlled information located on or channeling through their computer and information systems. This proposed rule would create significant new obligations for government contractors dealing with unclassified export controlled information, and should be reviewed carefully. Comments on the proposed rule must be submitted to DOD no later than 29 August 2011.
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