Webinar - Federal Cybersecurity Requirements

Webinar - Federal Cybersecurity Requirements
Since the DFARS “Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting” rule was published in October 2016, contractors have been working to identify relevant information and build adequately secure environments to meet contractual cybersecurity requirements.

As communication from DoD trickled out through 2017 and 2018, industry continued to evolve in its approach in order to keep up with interpretations of the guidance. Please join Andy Artz and Michael Tomaselli from EY for a discussion on how companies have approached the cybersecurity requirements and how they can continue to tailor their compliance activities to meet the expected future demands of federal cyber requirements.


This timely webinar will help you understand:

  • The latest guidance from the DIB and DoD
  • Contractor responsibilities to identify and protect contractor developed CDI
  • How to decipher NIST’s SP 800-171A assessment guidance document
  • Considerations for scoping and designing internal assessments
  • Upcoming federal cybersecurity regulations


Andy Artz – Principal, EY - Andy is a Principal in the Government Contract Services practice. He provides a wide range of advisory services to assist clients in conducting business with the Federal Government with more than 15 years of experience in government contracting, including over 12 years with EY and 3 years with the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA). His responsibilities at EY include analyzing and evaluating business systems and procedures to determine compliance with government regulations and assisting clients in interpreting and complying with the FAR and CAS. He provides technical advice to clients contracting with the Department of Defense and other federal agencies in the areas of proposal preparation, disclosure statements, cost accumulation, cost reporting, and final indirect cost rate proposals. Andy also leads EY’s federal cybersecurity regulation initiative with a focus on DFARS and FISMA requirements.


Michael Tomaselli – Senior Manager, EY – Michael Tomaselli is a Senior Manager in EY’s Government Contract Services Practice in the firm’s Tysons, VA office. Michael brings over 12 years of experience in forensic accounting, regulatory compliance, and investigative experience in the government contracting environment and he holds Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) certifications. Since the initial Proposed DFARS Rule introduced a DOD cybersecurity control framework for contractors, he has been working with clients to interpret the clause requirements and its applicability to contractors who provide commercial and defense related products and services. His work has included advising on and performing work to assess controls, draft System Security Plans and create Plans of Actions and Milestones in accordance with clause requirements.


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10/30/2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Eastern Daylight Time

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