As of Q2 2017, 87% of all defense contracts contained DFARS clause 252.204-7012.
As of July 2017, 93% of Navy contracts, 83% of Air Force contracts, and 72% of Army contracts had the clause, with a goal of 100%.
Based on non-attributable statistical data we have collected through our DFARS 7012 compliance services, we have assembled a quick view of some metrics associated with the state of compliance as of 1 August, 2017:
Sera-Brynn advises clients on compliance and works with the client to create an SSP and Plan Of Action and Milestones (POA&M). Of those clients for whom a POA&M was created:
The applicability of the compliance requirements found in DFARS 7012 will be expanded beyond the DoD to all federal contracting companies via a FAR clause in 2018.
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