Recent highly publicized cyber hacks and data leaks have brought increased federal government interest and involvement in cybersecurity matters related to government contractors. In 2016 we saw a new crop of cyber-related regulations, including the FAR clause for “Basic Safeguarding of Contractor Information”, the NARA final rule on Controlled Unclassified Information, and revised DFARS regulations dealing with network penetration and the protection of Covered Defense Information. These rules will shape contractor cyber policies in the coming months and years.
Tina Reynolds counsels a wide variety of government contractors on compliance with federal acquisition and ethics regulations. She drafts and negotiates contracts on their behalf and has been involved with numerous internal investigations and compliance reviews, and with bid protest, contract claims, and False Claims Act litigation. She also advises on M&A transactions involving government contractors. More ›