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ACC NCR: Government Contracting Cybersecurity Conference

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf: The Latest on Cybersecurity Regulatory Updates

The session will cover the latest rulemaking developments for federal contractors and best practices regarding cyber compliance, secure software development, and security incident reporting and information sharing including:

  • The current status of rulemaking stemming from the Biden Administration’s Executive Order 14028 on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity
  • Open FAR cases and proposed rules on cybersecurity, including Cyber Threat Incident Reporting and Information Sharing (FAR Case 2021-017), Standardizing Cybersecurity Requirements for Unclassified Federal Information Systems (FAR Case 2021-019), and Open FAR cases on secure software development and protection of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)
  • Latest updates on the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program and proposed rules from Department of Defense
  • New agency regulations, including those from the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Veterans Affairs
  • CISA regulations stemming from the Cyber Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Act (due March 2024)
  • The 2023 SEC cybersecurity disclosure rule

The panel will provide practical advice regarding steps businesses can take today to prepare for future final cyber regulations. The discussion will also uncover common themes in these cybersecurity regulations and how companies can use them to develop a holistic and mature cybersecurity program.


  • Townsend Bourne, Partner, Sheppard Mullin
  • Scot Huntsberry, Investigations Specialist, Sheppard Mullin; FBI Supervisory Special Agent (Retired)
  • Christine Ricci, General Counsel, Global Security & Digital Technology; Chief Privacy Officer, GE Aerospace

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