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Infographic: Contracts Released with DFARS Clause 252.204-7012

Did you realize that 87% of all contracts awarded by the Department of Defense in 2017 have the DFARS 252.204-7012 clause in them?  This is up dramatically from 56% the year before.  Are you NIST 800-171 and DFARS compliant yet?  The deadline is December 31, 2017 - time is running out!

Check out this infographic to learn more:


You can also view the second update to the Office 365 DFARS FAQIf you have any questions about DFARS or Office 365 (Commercial or US Government Defense), please email me directly and if they're broadly applicable, I'll add your question to the FAQ.

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About Scott Edwards

Scott Edwards is an accomplished computer engineer and organizational leader with experience in business, project management, systems engineering, training and security. Scott’s technical experience was honed at NASA as a Senior Computer Engineer and the Chief Engineer and Engineering Manager for the NASA Datacenter.

Scott received his Bachelor of Science from the United States Military Academy and his Master of Science in Computer Science with an emphasis in Information Assurance at James Madison University. Scott proudly served as an Officer in the US Army Signal Corps with both the 2-227th Aviation Battalion in Bosnia-Herzegovina and the 1-6 Air Defense Artillery Battalion in Fort Bliss, Texas.

Currently, Scott is the President and Managing Partner of Summit 7 Systems. Summit 7 Systems is Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and a Microsoft Gold Cloud Productivity Partner that specializes in Office 365 security solutions.