ITAR and Cyber Security Compliance in Defense Contracting

Join other fellow Veteran Business Owners in a workshop on DFARS, ITAR, and Cybersecurity requirements.



Full compliance with the DFARS, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Cybersecurity requirements, such as NIST800-171 compliance and CMMC, as well as other applicable regulations is crucial for DoD suppliers, subcontractors, and manufacturers of the defense articles. In this webinar, you will learn the overview of the ITAR, how companies can comply with the ITAR and efficiently control the defense technology, compliance with the NIST800-171 standard and upcoming Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements.

Presenter: Oz Erdem
Ozkan Erdem serves as the Chair of the National Association of the District Export Councils and Chair of the Central-North Florida DEC. He has extensive experience in export control, cyber security, customs and international trade issues with a strong background in electronics, computer, software, information security, industry automation, material processing, mobility/transportation, defense technologies and manufacturing industries for more than 24 years. His primary focus areas are NIST Cyber Security Compliance, U.S. EAR, ITAR, OFAC and NRC controls, CMMC, End-use and End-user screening, export classifications, compliance program development, encryption items, compliance audits, training, global technology transfers and export documentation.

He managed import and export compliance activities at Siemens Corporation, Industry, Infrastructure, and Energy sectors separately and he served as the global export compliance manager at Texas Instruments, Inc. In these positions, Dr. Erdem played critical roles regarding ongoing compliance with the export/deemed export regulations that are applicable to company products, systems, software and related technology. In addition to training of thousands of employees and mentoring foreign trade compliance managers, he successfully audited the U.S. based sites and facilities and foreign subsidiaries in more than 15 countries. As one of the few compliance experts specializing in controlled products and technologies with a technical background, he had been involved in simplification initiatives taken by the U.S. Department of Commerce, working closely with the U.S. Department of Commerce and industry associations.

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Nov 09 2021


2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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