Pentagon seeks feedback on draft version of new contractor cybersecurity standards

September 5, 2019 at 1:56 PM
The Pentagon is seeking feedback on a draft version of new cybersecurity standards defense contractors will have to start following next year. On Aug. 30, the Defense Department released " Version 0.4 " of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model for Certification (CMMC). The draft is considered the "midpoint" of the CMMC's development, according to an overview briefing published alongside the standards. Katie Arrington, chief information security officer within DOD's acquisition and sustainment undersecretariat, said the department wants input on the various...

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