TECHNOLOGY AND PROGRAM PROTECTION TO MAINTAIN TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANTAGE
|Publication Date:||20 July 2020|
In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5137.02, the policy in Section 133a of Title 10, United States Code, and Directive-type Memorandum S-DTM-19-005, this issuance:
• Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for science and technology (S&T) managers and engineers to manage system security and cybersecurity technical risks from foreign intelligence collection; hardware, software, cyber, and cyberspace vulnerabilities; supply chain exploitation; and reverse engineering to:
o DoD-sponsored research and technology that is in the interest of national security.
o DoD warfighting capabilities.
• Assigns responsibilities and provides procedures for S&T managers and lead systems engineers for technology area protection plans (TAPPs), S&T protection, program protection plans (PPPs), and engineering cybersecurity activities.