DOD memo to kick off voluntary assessments under upcoming cyber certification program

By Sara Friedman / July 5, 2022 at 3:46 PM
The Defense Department is getting closer to finalizing details on the process for contractors to obtain a cyber certification ahead of the effort's formal launch in May 2023, which will include a memo from Pentagon officials to establish a "joint surveillance program" where assessment organizations and DOD officials work together to complete voluntary examinations. DOD announced in November a revamp of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program following an internal review and teased the creation of incentives to encourage contractors...

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