Shields Up Advisory

Lockheed Martin Suppliers Handling Controlled Unclassified Information

February 24, 2022

Shields Up: Russian State-Sponsored Cyber Actors Target Cleared Defense Contractor Networks

Due to rising geopolitical tensions, an advisory has been issued by the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) regarding the growing concern of Russian state-sponsored cyber actors targeting U.S. aerospace and defense industries. CISA recommends all companies, regardless of size, adopt a heightened posture when it comes to cybersecurity and protecting their most critical assets.

We’re counting on you to take the necessary steps to protect our highest-valued assets – the people and information used to serve our nation. The Defense Industrial Base (DIB) is one of 16 official U.S.-critical infrastructure sectors and is tasked with the following:

  1. Review the Feb. 16 advisory and information provided on the Shields Up website.
  2. Report cyber incidents immediately. Ensure you are meeting your regulatory and contractual obligations in reporting to Department of Defense (DOD) and Lockheed Martin per DFARS 252.204-7012 and Lockheed Martin’s Information Assurance requirements (in CorpDocs). 
    • Report incidents to Lockheed Martin in accordance with the notification requirements of your contract.
    • For DOD, report cyber incidents impacting Covered Defense Information, or other Controlled Unclassified Information and/or the ability to perform operationally critical support within 72-hours of discovery to For questions or more information, contact DIB Collaboration Information Sharing Environment (DCISE) via or the 24/7 hotline at 1-877-838-2174.
  3. Seek assistance and partner. These three organizations can assist you:

ND-ISAC is the official ISAC for the DIB Critical Infrastructure Sector recognized by DOD and DHS. The ND-ISAC is a private sector self-organized and self-governing entity and a trusted partner providing exceptional technical solutions and support to its members. Email to contact the team or see ND-ISAC’s public-facing website