Industry says drafting of CMMC rules slows amid DOD acquisition vacancies

By Sara Friedman / August 6, 2021 at 12:17 PM
Industry officials are frustrated by the Biden administration's pace for nominating and appointing key Defense Department positions such as under secretary for acquisition and sustainment, arguing the vacancies will likely slow regulatory and policy decisions for the Pentagon's cybersecurity certification program. The Defense Department issued an interim final rule to implement its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program in September 2020. The program focuses on the protection of controlled unclassified information, and DOD is in the process of making security certification...

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