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Raytheon voices concerns on DOD cyber-incident reporting rule

February 22, 2016 |
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Raytheon is expressing concerns about the Pentagon's second interim rule on cyber-incident reporting, which gives defense contractors more time to implement new security requirements but still increases government oversight.

The first interim rule on breach reporting and contracting for cloud services was issued last August in response to a congressional mandate and became effective immediately. It required contractors and subcontractors to report “cyber incidents that result in an actual or potentially adverse effect on a covered contractor...

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President Trump could redefine roles and lines of responsibility between businesses and the federal government.

The incoming Trump administration is being urged to "take stock" of the entire range of Obama initiatives on cybersecurity, with implications for government-industry partnerships, regulations, liability in cyberspace, the military's role and more. How President Trump translates his emphasis on deterrence and securing critical infrastructure into policy will have broad impacts on industry's cyber efforts and be closely followed in Congress.

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