Pentagon audit finds R&D contractors aren't complying with CUI requirements

By Sara Friedman / February 28, 2022 at 1:05 PM
Contractors conducting research and technology development for the Defense Department are failing to protect controlled unclassified information on their networks, according to a DOD inspector general report, which evaluated their compliance against the Pentagon's requirements for safeguarding sensitive data. The partially redacted audit published last week was conducted “to determine whether contractors that conduct military research and develop technologies for the DOD have security controls in place to protect controlled unclassified information (CUI) stored on their networks from insider and...

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