Defense industry claims credit for Pentagon's go-slow approach to cybersecurity certification

By Rick Weber  
February 6, 2020 at 12:15 PM
Pentagon acquisition officials say a sweeping cybersecurity certification program issued last week will take six years to fully implement, a phased-in schedule that defense industry officials say is the result of pressure by the contracting community about mitigating costs. "We do not plan to have a role in specifically choosing the pathfinders. Although I will say that we did have a part in advocating for this longer rollout time," Corbin Evans, the National Defense Industrial Association's regulatory policy director, said...

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