Defense Business Briefing -- November 15, 2022

Welcome to today's Defense Business Briefing, your weekly roundup of the latest defense industry news.

This week's top story

Senior DOD officials meet with top contractors to discuss defense industrial base

Top Pentagon officials have met with executives from the largest defense companies to discuss issues and challenges related to the defense industrial base.

News & notes

GAO report finds inconsistent implementation of DOD incident reporting requirements

A new report from the Government Accountability Office finds significant deficiencies in how the Pentagon collects and uses cyber incident reporting data from the defense industrial base required under Defense Department policy.

Bostjanick: DOD plans to submit CMMC rule 'imminently' for OMB review, urges companies to reach compliance

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program Director Stacy Bostjanick urged defense companies to get prepared for assessment under the CMMC effort, as the process to finalize version 2.0 changes gets closer to fruition.

What's happening

The week ahead

Senior defense officials are scheduled to speak at several public events this week. Congress will return from the midterm election recess.

For Inside Defense subscribers

Navy's long-term maintenance plan highlights continued misalignment with capacity, requirements

The Navy delivered its initial, long-range ship maintenance plan to Congress this summer, detailing continued misalignment between shipyard capacity and maintenance requirements and steps the service is taking to mitigate delays.

Wormuth: Army needs to figure out how to harness all its data

Army leaders are continuing to grapple with managing the huge amount of data being collected and exchanged by its growing network of sensors and communications capabilities, according to service Secretary Christine Wormuth.