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Introduction to Controlled Unclassified Information for DoD Contractors Webinar

November 9, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Are you currently or do you wish to become a Department of Defense (DoD) contractor? According to Bloomberg Government,  the Department of Defense increased contract spending to $445.5 billion in fiscal 2020, an increase of nearly 10% from $404.5 billion disbursed in fiscal 2019. Being a DoD contractor can be an extremely lucrative option for your organization, but certain cybersecurity measures need to be taken to keep information protected.

Join NC State Industry Expansion Solutions for the no-cost “What is CUI? Understanding and Protecting Data for DoD Contractors” webinar on November 9 at 1:00 p.m. to learn about how you can protect Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI).

This webinar is a short 30-minute introduction to CUI and its role as an asset in your company’s cybersecurity planning. DoD contractors and subcontractors are required to protect CUI and implement cybersecurity measures to keep this data secure. We will look at the importance of protecting assets including CUI in your organization and how the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) cybersecurity requirements impact your organization. A new online mini-course on CUI will also be presented. This free resource will help you further develop your understanding of CUI.

The webinar will be facilitated by NC State Industry Expansion Solutions’ instructional designer, Brian Vigna. Brian is a cybersecurity trainer and professional and he maintains CISSP, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Cloud Essentials security certifications. Brian has more than a decade of experience as an adult educator, technical trainer, and instructional designer all in the information technology field. He has taught a variety of certification and professional development courses at the collegiate level as well as in collaboration with the United States government.

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November 9, 2021
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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