Why do they implement DFARS?
Government employees and contractors are likely to be targeted by hackers and nation-states, so authentication solutions need to be resistant to phishing and account takeovers, and comply with federal regulations. DFARS provides a set of adequate security controls to safeguard information systems where contractor data resides.
What does it mean to be DFARS compliant?
Under DFARS, DoD contractors and subcontractors must implement controls that are specific in the NIST SP 800-171. These requirements are set in place to protect controlled unclassified information in nonfederal information systems and organizations.
What are examples of cybersecurity threats in Government?
Two-thirds of more than 70 ransomware attacks in the United States in the first half of 2019 involved local and state government organizations.Learn more
The government sector is one of the top three sources of breached records.
Foreign governments, cyber activists, and email hackers have interfered with the apparatus of democracy, elections.Learn More