DOD's Arrington says cyber certification 'is happening' despite calls for go-slow approach

By Rick Weber  
October 17, 2019 at 11:40 AM
Defense Department Special Assistant for Cybersecurity Katie Arrington said the Pentagon's maturity model for certifying contractors based on their ability to secure data and systems is moving forward, with a revised version of the plan to be released at the beginning of November for use in contracts next year, despite calls from industry and others to slow down the implementation process. "It is happening," Arrington told a group of defense contractors and security professionals at the Consortium for Information and...

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