"Solving the puzzle of government contracting"
Analyzing Your GovCon Cybersecurity Compliance
This event is scheduled for
Thu, Apr 26, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
at FREE Webinar
Webinar Description: The FAR and DAR Councils issued new cybersecurity rules for government contractors. The FAR rule, effective in June 2016, affects all government contractors and lists 15 items “a prudent business person would employ…even if not covered by this rule.” The DFARS rule, 252.204-7012 “Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting” requires compliance with NIST (SP) 800-171 R1, a more robust guideline, by December 31, 2017.
While no audit plan or third-party system approval process exists for the FAR and DFARS rules, contractors imply compliance by signing and accepting contracts with these clauses. More importantly, these clauses exist in current contracts so your compliance is already implied.
Join me for a conversation about the unique cybersecurity requirements for government and defense contractors as we discuss CUI, the audit and survey process, the costs of non-compliance, and compliance strategies.
Target Audience: Novice and experienced business professionals and executives who operate or plan to operate in the federal space
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Presenter: ROBERT E. JONES knows government contracts: How to qualify for them. How to manage them. And how to profit from them. With over 14 years of Department of Defense contract and accounting experience, he helps companies successfully navigate the complex legal and regulatory framework of federal contracting.
As a consultant to small and mid-sized businesses, Mr. Jones offers expert input into strategic planning, cost and pricing models, financial analysis, negotiation strategies and regulatory compliance. He designs and implements DCAA-compliant ERP and accounting systems for service, manufacturing, and aerospace companies. His proactive, decisive approach to finding opportunities and solving problems is based on experience in managing more than $30 million in federal contracts.
A leading member of the National Contract Management Association, Mr. Jones holds the association’s Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM), Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM), and Certified Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM) designations. For his notable contributions to the field of contracting, the NCMA has given him three of its highest honors: Fellow, National Achievement Award, and Top Professionals Under 40 in Contract Management Award. He is an active member of the Commerciality Consortium of the National Defense Industry Association (NDIA).
Mr. Jones is a well-known national presenter on government contract management, accounting compliance, and related topics. His highly rated presentations engage audiences with innovative approaches to profitability and compliance in federal contract management.
The West Virginia native, Mr. Jones earned a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from the McColl School of Business at the Queens University of Charlotte in North Carolina. He holds a Master’s degree in accountancy from The Graduate School of the College of Charleston in South Carolina. He is a licensed CPA in the State of Ohio.