More than $750,000—that’s what a federal government contractor was going to have to pay until a federal appeals court reduced the amount to $14,748.
On December 30, 2015, the U.S. Department of Defense issued a new interim rule about implementing a previously issued interim rule about cyber security. The new interim rule gives government contractors and subcontractors more time to implement security requirements.
Just in case you don’t think the U.S. Department of Labor is serious about going after misclassification of workers :
On August 26, 2015, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) issued an interim rule that affects almost all government contractors. The interim rule requires government contractors to report “cyber incidents” that result in real or actual adverse effects on contractor information systems. The rule went into effect immediately.