Pentagon signs MOU with accreditation body kicking off cyber certification process

By Rick Weber / March 24, 2020 at 3:13 PM
Defense Department acquisition chief Ellen Lord has signed a legally binding memorandum of understanding with an industry-based accreditation body that will certify the auditors who will validate the cybersecurity practices of contractors, sources say, a move that marks a significant milestone for implementing the landmark program which will eventually affect all 300,000 defense contractors. The details of the long-awaited MOU are not yet available and DOD is working on issuing a public announcement. DOD officials did not immediately respond to...

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