Monday, May 14, 2012

DoD’s DIB CS/IA Voluntary Program Now Open to More DIB Companies

On a DoDLive Bloggers Roundtable today, Eric Rosenbach, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy, and Richard Hale, Deputy Chief Information Officer for Cybersecurity, spoke about the four-year-old program launched to better protect DOD data in Defense Industrial Base (DIB) companies.

Until now this voluntary program has been capped at 36 companies, and there are currently 36 companies participating. 

The program has now opened for other DIB companies, who can learn about the requirements at

As the website says:
DoD’s DIB CS/IA program is a voluntary program to enhance and supplement DIB participants’ capabilities to safeguard DoD information that resides on, or transits, DIB unclassified information systems.
This program, and an expanded portion of the program started a year again that involve ISP providers, is an important component of keeping DoD information and companies' intellectual property secure from cyber attacks.

Check out the requirements now to see if your company qualifies --
Phyllis Zimbler Miller is the author of the novel MRS. LIEUTENANT and the co-author of the technothriller LT. COMMANDER MOLLIE SANDERS. Phyllis is the co-founder of the online marketing consulting company Miller Mosaic LLC, which works with clients to utilize the Internet to attract more business. Visit her author Facebook Page at

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