Pentagon finalizes change to acquisition rules setting up DOD methodology for cyber assessment standard

By Sara Friedman / November 21, 2023 at 4:46 PM
The Pentagon will use a methodology developed by the Defense Contract Management Agency's Defense Industrial Base Cyber Assessment Center for National Institute of Standards and Technology Special Publications 800-171 assessments moving forward, according to a final rule formalizing an arrangement that is seen as a placeholder for the upcoming rollout of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program. The change to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement is part of a final rule issued on Friday containing several technical amendments. The...

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