Cyber Security

The DOD’s New CMMC Requirements and the False Claims Act

Recent well publicized data breaches pertaining to Department of Defense (DoD) unclassified information have caused the DoD to adopt new regulations for contractors who might be handling unclassified information for the DoD…
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Resources For Crypto Contracting Initiative

Posted on March 18, 2021
Government Blockchain Association Website About: GBA is a diverse organization of blockchain projects, companies, government employees, and blockchain advocates with the sole purpose of promoting blockchain solutions to the government. GBA seeks to bring together all levels of governments from around the world with various industries for creating helpful dialogue that facilitates the efficient,...
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Soriano v. Forensic News, LLC: A First Look on How the GDPR May (Or May Not) Be Enforced on Non-EU Entities

Posted on March 4, 2021
On January 15, 2021, the England and Wales High Court issued a decision in Soriano v. Forensic News LLC, in which it interpreted and applied Articles 3 and 79(2) of the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Soriano tested the territorial reach of the GDPR and provides some guidance on when and...
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Assessing Contractor Implementation of Cybersecurity Requirements

Posted on December 17, 2020
The Department of Defense (“DoD”) implemented a new Interim Rule on November 30, 2020 – Assessing Contractor Implementation of Cybersecurity Requirements. This rule serves as an amendment to the Defense Regulation Supplement (“DFARS”) clause 252.204-7012 and implements a new Assessment Methodology and Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Framework. Essentially, the DoD is revamping their cybersecurity...
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