Industry groups weigh in on CMMC costs, guidelines for assessment as DOD interim rule takes effect

By Sara Friedman / December 4, 2020 at 11:03 AM
Industry groups across a range of sectors are asking the Defense Department to provide more details on how its new cyber certification program will affect government contractors. An interim rule establishing DOD's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program and setting up new requirements for defense contractors under National Institute of Standards and Technology Special Publication 800-171 went into effect on Monday. The Pentagon this week publicly released industry comments on the rule, addressing several key concerns for the defense industrial base...

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