Senators press Pentagon officials over support for small businesses on CMMC

By Sara Friedman / May 19, 2021 at 10:08 AM
The Pentagon's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program needs to do more to help small businesses reach compliance, senators said Tuesday at a hearing on cybersecurity in the defense industrial base. Senate Armed Services cyber subcommittee Ranking Member Mike Rounds (R-SD) said the current CMMC approach "does little to help businesses meet the certification and does not account for the particulars of the threat and doesn't help businesses prioritize personnel or investments." The GOP lawmaker added he was concerned DOD was...

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