August 2016

FAR Information System Security Standards Rules Finalized

Pratt's Government Contracting Law Report
Mary Beth Bosco

The U.S. government recently announced new Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rules that set high-level standards for the basic safeguarding of contractor information systems that process, store or transmit federal contract information. They create a new FAR section (4.19) and a new clause (52.204-21). The new rules finalize proposed revisions to the FAR first published in 2012. The regulations became effective on June 15, 2016.

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