DOD CIO acknowledges CMMC launch challenges, commits to rollout as program review continues

By Sara Friedman / March 30, 2023 at 10:05 AM
DOD Chief Information Officer John Sherman assured lawmakers at a Thursday hearing on the rollout of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, acknowledging it has faced delays following an internal review while committing that it will be carried out successfully. “We need to make this understandable and usable to the defense industrial base,” Sherman told the Senate Armed Services cyber subcommittee in response to a question from Ranking Member Mike Rounds (R-SD). Sherman explained how the Defense Department launched an...

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