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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
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
Requirements100% attendance required.
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.