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Cybersecurity for Contracting Professionals

This two-day, elective course will focus on cyber risk throughout the contracting lifecycle. You will learn how to safeguard contracts by understanding today’s rapidly changing cybersecurity regulations and their impact on the contracting world. This course is focused on government and contractor systems and the sharing of controlled unclassified information as part of the acquisition process. At the end of this course, you will be vigilant in identifying any cybersecurity threats and be able to quickly react to any possible breach.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the elements and roles of cybersecurity
  • Review the Executive Order and agency guidance
  • Discuss current National Cybersecurity Strategy, NIST Cybersecurity framework, and Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM)
  • Use Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) guidelines to achieve compliance and protect Federal information systems
  • Apply IA principles and risk management framework (RMF)
  • Recognize IT supply chain risks
  • Create easily implemented processes with distinct repercussions and remedies
  • Plan ahead and assess what data is available
  • Determine the value of each data set and allocate appropriate security measures
  • Explore technology solutions to automate processes, restrict access points, and reduce data spillage

Pre-Requisites

None

Course ID

CCP-EL

Length

2 Days

CLPs

16

Testimonials

“Cybersecurity is an outstanding course because it generates awareness, creating less risk for agencies.” – 2020 participant

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