Cybersecurity Requirements for Defense Contractors

August 05

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The Department of Defense has begun to revise the cybersecurity requirements all contractors must adhere to in order to remain part of their critical supply chain. Attend this webinar to learn about new cybersecurity developments and how they affect current and future contracts.

 

Primary Topics:

  • Changes to Department of Defense cybersecurity requirements
  • Upcoming certification requirements
  • Common issues faced by contractors and how to overcome them

 

Presenter:
Jeff Williams
Cybersecurity Program Manager - Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center
Jeff Williams is a Project Manager for The Center's cybersecurity team, leading efforts to educate and equip small and medium-sized manufacturers to guard against the growing threat of cyber-attacks. One of his main areas of focus relates to the cybersecurity requirements outlined in NIST Special Publication 800-171, designed to protect the information security systems of contractors working with the Department of Defense. In addition to serving Michigan's manufacturing community, Jeff also is involved with training other MEP Centers across the U.S. This effort will enable those Centers to provide cybersecurity services to manufacturers in their states.