Government Contractors Face New Data Breach Disclosure and Investigation Requirements

NextGov: The government’s lead contracting agency plans to formalize how and when contractors are required to disclose data breaches and to mandate better government visibility into how serious those breaches are.

The proposed rule will mandate that the General Services Administration and the agency that’s being served by the contract have access to breached contractor systems, according to a regulatory roadmap set to be published in Friday’s Federal Register.

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