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September 17, 2021

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General Services Administration issues proposed rulemaking to streamline IT contract cyber requirements

By Sara Friedman / September 10, 2021

The General Services Administration has released a proposed rule to streamline its requirements for information technology contracts into a single cybersecurity policy, in an attempt to “reduce the burden for GSA contractors.”

“GSA's cybersecurity requirements mandate that contractors protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of unclassified GSA information and information systems from cybersecurity vulnerabilities and threats,” GSA said in a notice published in the Federal Register today. “This rule will require contracting officers to incorporate applicable GSA cybersecurity requirements...

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