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Government Contract Compliance and Cybersecurity

Overview

In support of the health and safety of our students and university community, all Mason Professional Education courses are being delivered in virtual formats now through May 2021. We are fully operational and courses will begin on their scheduled start date. Register today!

This course will provide important guidance for government contractors who are seeking to ensure compliance with the government’s rapidly expanding cybersecurity requirements. Contractors will learn about the statutory and regulatory requirements applicable to contractors including:

  • Key agency-specific regulations
  • Cyber requirements applicable to owners and operators of critical infrastructure including the defense base
  • Best practices for cyber breach investigation and response; and recent and future cyber developments

This course may also be eligible for the following credits through The Public Contracting Institute: 

  • 0.6 CEUs
  • 6 CLEs
  • 6 CLPs

 

Features

In this course, the following topics will be addressed:

  • Pertinent cybersecurity definitions
  • Threat management
  • Breach response
  • Cybersecurity costs
  • Hacker motivations
  • FAR and DFARS requirements pertaining to information systems
  • The NIST framework
  • Agency-wide efforts to regulate cybersecurity
  • Cloud computing requirements
  • Liability for data breaches

Requirements

100% attendance required.

Notes

This course is also eligible for 7.2 CPEs.

George Mason University Continuing and Professional Education is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417.

Designed For

Government Contracting Professionals.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Government Contract Compliance and Cybersecurity
Type
Online, fixed date
Days
T, W
Time
10:00AM to 1:15PM
Dates
Feb 16, 2021 to Feb 17, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Online
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $498.00
Section Title
Government Contract Compliance and Cybersecurity
Type
Online, fixed date
Days
T, W
Time
10:00AM to 1:15PM
Dates
Jun 01, 2021 to Jun 02, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Online
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $498.00
Section Title
Government Contract Compliance and Cybersecurity
Type
Online, fixed date
Days
M, T
Time
10:00AM to 1:15PM
Dates
Sep 27, 2021 to Sep 28, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $498.00
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