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New DoD Technology and Program Protection Policy

For those who may not have seen it, the department recently issued a new DOD Instruction 5000.83 Technology and Program Protection to Maintain Technological Advantage. This new issuance: “…

New DoD Technology and Program Protection Policy

Bill Kobren
For those who may not have seen it, the department recently issued a new DOD Instruction 5000.83 Technology and Program Protection to Maintain Technological Advantage. This new issuance:
  • “Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for science and technology (S&T) managers and engineers to manage system security and cybersecurity technical risks from foreign intelligence collection; hardware, software, cyber, and cyberspace vulnerabilities; supply chain exploitation; and reverse engineering to DoD-sponsored research and technology that is in the interest of national security and DoD warfighting capabilities.
  • Assigns responsibilities and provides procedures for S&T managers and lead systems engineers for technology area protection plans (TAPPs), S&T protection, program protection plans (PPPs), and engineering cybersecurity activities.”