Pentagon tweaking CMMC program

By Jaspreet Gill / November 4, 2021 at 1:01 PM
The Defense Department announced today it is revamping its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program after completing a months-long internal review. CMMC 2.0 “maintains the program’s original goal of safeguarding sensitive information,” and will now include “enhancements” like simplifying the CMMC standard and increasing DOD oversight of standards, according to a Nov. 4 Pentagon press release. Additionally, CMMC 2.0 will focus on “the most advanced cybersecurity standards and third-party assessment requirements on companies supporting the highest priority programs” and will provide...

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