DOD Expects 'Lengthy Process' For Industry Network Breach Reporting

By Sebastian Sprenger / March 20, 2013 at 4:53 PM
Pentagon officials likely will jump through the hoops of a federal rulemaking process to satisfy a new legal requirement aimed at forcing defense contractors with access to secret government information to report network hacking incidents to the Defense Department. At issue is how -- and when -- DOD will establish implementing guidelines for the new requirement, codified in section 941 of the fiscal year 2013 Defense Authorization Act. The law, enacted in early January, gives DOD 90 days to establish...

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