Lord draws 2020 priority map with special focus on implementing supply chain security

By Tony Bertuca  
December 10, 2019 at 10:47 AM
Pentagon acquisition chief Ellen Lord today outlined her key goals and challenges for 2020, focusing specifically on implementing new supply chain security standards, fielding counter-drone systems to U.S. troops, developing 5G communications, protecting intellectual property and strengthening the National Technology and Industrial Base. Lord, who spoke to reporters at the Pentagon, acknowledged that defense contractors have voiced concerns about the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, or CMMC, which beginning next year will mandate tiered levels of security for various defense...

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