Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
The Department of Defense Directive (DoDD) 8140 (formerly 8570) provides guidance and procedures for training, certification, and management of all government employees who conduct information assurance functions in assigned duty positions. In some career positions, DoDD 8140 impacts those with access to DoD information system performing assurance (security) functions.
As an independent contractor considering a move into the DoD contract arena, discuss what additional considerations you would add to your compliance plan to meet DoD requirements. Assess the pros and cons of adding DoD contracts to your portfolio.