DOD officials promise go-slow approach to new contractor cyber certification

By Justin Doubleday / January 31, 2020 at 1:11 PM
Pentagon officials are promising the defense industry a slow, phased roll out of the new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, with the new security requirements expected to show up in just 10 contracts this year. The Defense Department completed CMMC Version 1 today after spending the past several months working with industry, academia and other stakeholders to fine tune several drafts of the certification model. CMMC will eventually replace current acquisition rules that only require defense contractors to self attest as...

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