New Cybersecurity Requirements Create Significant Responsibilities and Liabilities for Federal Contractors: What You Need to Know to Ensure Compliance
Presenter: Reggie Jones, Chair of Fox Rothschild’s Federal Government Contracts & Procurement Practice.
PDH credits: 1.5 - Legal Risks & Ethics
The Department of Defense is preparing to mandate new cybersecurity requirements for engineering firms and other federal contractors that include significant penalties for non-compliance. Compliance with the new Cyber Security Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) framework will apply to any firm doing work for DOD agencies, making it critical for firms to understand and be ready for program implementation.
This webinar will help the industry to implement effective information systems safeguarding measures consistent with the new CMMC framework. While the requirements may seem daunting and complicated at first, this program will break down DOD’s regulatory framework into easy-to-follow steps.
Failure to comply with CMMC rules can lead to serious consequences, including False Claims Act liability. Additionally, contractors face potential suspension and debarment for not complying with related DFARS regulations.