DOD meeting on accreditation body underscores hurried pace toward cyber certification

By Rick Weber  
December 11, 2019 at 10:30 AM
The Defense Department called a meeting last week with contractors and standards-writing bodies that included presentations from several working groups on recommendations for establishing a cybersecurity certification program, an event that underscores the Pentagon's breakneck pace for creating the landmark program even while core elements remain unresolved. The Pentagon plans to have draft "assessment guides" on training available by February for the lowest levels of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, or levels one through three, according to a "questions...

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