In an era of trade wars, espionage, and executive orders, how can companies who wish to dive into government procurement or are already involved in procurement abide by Federal laws and data security regulations and increase the likelihood of proper procurement?
Recently, the D.C. law firm Sheppard Mullin hosted a podcast discussing various government contracting requirements, including those related to cybersecurity. Topics discussed include:
What does the legal landscape look like for doing business with the U.S. government?
What various layers of laws apply to government contracting?
When it comes to cybersecurity, what new developments have emerged that affect government contracts?
What type of security controls should contractors implement to protect data?
What are security control “families”?
What security rules are specific to government contractors and why are they important for companies of all types to be familiar with them?
Why is it important to be open to checking where your sensitive data and documenting your plan to protect that data?
The “Plan of Action” the Department of Defense requires.
What is the National Defense Authorization Act and what does it establish?
How has the 2019 Executive Order affected information and telecommunications technologies?
How are the Federal Acquisition Regulations playing a role in the trade war with China?
You can listen to the podcast at: The Sheppard Mullin website