Major changes to CMMC program start discussion on DOD oversight of accreditation body

By Sara Friedman / November 5, 2021 at 10:14 AM
The Defense Department is making changes to the oversight of its independent accreditation body as part of an update to the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, dubbed "CMMC 2.0," triggering new negotiations of the current no-cost contract between the two entities. "The Accreditation Body remains a key part of CMMC and CMMC 2.0 aims to reinforce trust in the AB," DOD spokeswoman Jessica Maxwell told Inside Cybersecurity on Thursday. "The Government and the CMMC-AB plan to negotiate the contract...

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