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September 2014

EAR Compliance and “Technical Data” Explained

Although EAR Compliance has been around for quite some time now, IT security has just begun to become a major tenant it’s requirements. One of the most important components to understand, in respect to EAR Compliance, is what exactly classifies as EAR regulated items or “Deemed Exports”. The definitions have always been a tad difficult…

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EAR Compliance and Data Classification

Export Administration Regulations (EAR) is a set of US Government regulations that deals with the export and temporary import of items designed for commercial use, which could have military application (Dual Use). The sensitive information in an EAR context is usually defined as “Technical Data” which includes; articles, technology, software, and other information necessary for…

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Data Security Best Practices for EAR Compliance

 Data Security Best Practices for EAR Compliance EAR Compliance is very similar to ITAR Compliance. However, while ITAR covers military items or defense related technical data, EAR Regulates items designed for commercial purpose which could have military applications such as computers or software (Dual Use). Logically, this includes technical data as well as other information…

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