By Patience Wait
The Defense Department is proposing to amend the Defense Federal
Acquisition Regulation Supplement to address training requirements that
apply to contractor personnel who perform information assurance
functions for DOD.
The proposed rule change  provides that contractor personnel
accessing information systems must meet applicable training and
The changes would apply DOD Directive 8570.1, Information Assurance
Training, Certification and Workforce Management, and DOD Manual
8570.01-M, Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program, to
The deadline for comments to be submitted in writing is March 23; all
comments should reference DFARS Case 2006-D023. Comments may be
submitted using the federal e-rulemaking portal at
http://www.regulations.gov or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comments also can be submitted via fax to (703) 602-0350, or by mail to
the Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Felisha Hitt,
OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), IMD 3C132, 3062 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC
20301-3062; or hand-delivered or couriered to Defense Acquisition
Regulations System, Crystal Square 4, Suite 200A, 241 18th Street,
Arlington, VA 22202-3402.
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