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Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information

Oct. 15, 2014

Cybersecurity attacks continue to increase in frequency and sophistication for the aerospace and defense industries. A new requirement of contracting with the Department includes a new information security clause:

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AIA’s Betsy Schmid Receives Navy Award

Betsy Schmid, AIA’s new Vice President for National Security and Acquisition Policy, has received the U.S. Navy’s Distinguished Public Service Award. Presented by Navy Secretary Ray Mabus in a March 19, 2014 ceremony, the award is the highest honor given to those outside of naval service.

AIA Announces First Cyber Security Standard

Arlington, Va. – The Aerospace Industries Association announces that the first National Aerospace Standard written specifically on cyber security was released January 31, 2013. National Aerospace Standard NAS9924, “Cyber Security Baseline” provides guidance that benefits the aerospace and defense suppliers of all capability levels by giving the supply chain a base line of standard practices they can follow to better protect their information system infrastructures from cyber threats.