8. Building Effective Security into Acquisitions

With the continued and growing dependence of the government on commercially provided IT services, what changes are needed to government acquisition policies and practices to ensure that contractors provide adequate security and privacy protections to government data and information?

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8. Building Effective Security into Acquisitions

Working with Insurance Industry for Standards

There is a rapid increase in cyber insurance across the commercial landscape. This is getting the C-level attention because the risk and costs are being codified into actual numbers, not just fear of something bad happening. The Federal Government should leverage off this trend and require all Government contractors to have a level of insurance, which will likewise drive a level of accountability and measurement. This... more »

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8. Building Effective Security into Acquisitions

Supported ITAPS recommendations

(Regular print are supported ITAPS recommendations in response to questions, flagged are expanded recommendations to more explicitly address questions, not directly addressed by ITAPS; participated in and collaborated with ITAPS OMB-OPM-NSC Task Force)

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