Last week, the Department of Defense (DoD), the General Services Administration (GSA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) proposed a long-awaited new rule establishing requirements for the safeguarding of contractor information systems that contain or process nonpublic Government information. Basic Safeguarding of Contractor Information Systems, 77 Fed. Reg. 51496 (Aug. 24, 2012) (to be codified at 48 C.F.R. pts. 4, 7, 12, 42, and 52).