What new federal cybersecurity policy means for government contractors


In an Opinion written by Noah Rivers, Baroni Center Research Associate, for C4ISRNET, new Cybersecurity Strategy authored by the Office of the National Cyber Director.

Split into five Pillars and 27 Strategic Objectives, the strategy lays out a bold vision for defending critical infrastructure, dismantling threat actors, shaping market forces to drive security, investing in a resilient future and forging international partnerships. If fully implemented, this strategy will present businesses in the contracting space with the challenge of increased scrutiny and higher security standards, but also the opportunity to compete for orders and grants aimed at bolstering the nation’s critical digital infrastructure.

Included in the piece are "Zero Day" vulnerabilities and "Secure by Design" topics.

Read the full Opinion.