CMMC-AB chair says assessment capacity for FY-21 pilot contracts will meet Pentagon expectations

By Sara Friedman / March 18, 2021 at 8:00 AM
CMMC Accreditation Body chair Karlton Johnson says his organization is prepared to meet the demand for assessments from contractors once the first certified, third-party assessment organizations are approved by the Defense Contract Management Agency. The Defense Department plans to have up to 15 pilot contracts with Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification language during the current fiscal year ending Sept. 30, and 1,500 contractors certified under CMMC to compete for the contracts. "The target for fiscal [year 2021] was communicated to us"...

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