The General Services Administration (GSA) is proposing new rules shaping how contractors protect government information on the IT systems they manage.
Tucked in a Friday Federal Register post detailing the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions, two proposed rules — GSAR Case 2016-G511 and 2016-G515 — call for amending the General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation to include requirements for contractors to safeguard GSA information in a solicitation’s statement of work, as well as the procedures for they inform the agency of a potential breach.
GSAR Case 2016-G511 allows contracting officers to implement agency cyber requirements and standards into each solicitation, providing a centralized cybersecurity guidance across the enterprise for contractors to adhere to.
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Resources for complying with DoD’s current contractor cybersecurity rules may be found here: https://gtpac.org/cybersecurity-training-video/