DISA 'raising the bar' on contractor cybersecurity expectations

November 6, 2018 at 11:09 AM
LINTHICUM, MD -- The Defense Information Systems Agency will begin reviewing how well contractors protect government data, with consequences for companies who don't implement adequate cybersecurity, DISA's top official told industry this week. DISA is "raising the bar on our expectations for industry partners," who need to implement "cybersecurity measures in all deliverables," DISA Director Vice Adm. Nancy Norton said Nov. 5 during the agency's annual forecast to industry. "You and others in industry hold valuable DOD-related data, and you...

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