Contractor Cybersecurity Requirements to affect primes, subs and suppliers

The Department of Defense issued an Interim Rule titled “Assessing Contractor Implementation of Cybersecurity Requirements (DFARS Case 2019-D041)” on Tuesday, September 29, 2020.

The rule’s effective date is November 30, 2020 and will likely affect current and future contractors interested in conducting business with the Department of Defense either as prime contractors or as a member of the Defense Industrial Base’s supply chain when solicitations include DFARS 252.204-7012. More information here.