CMMC 2.0

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The latest DoD attempt at improving contractor cybersecurity runs into a buzz saw

Industry has launched a pretty strong objection to the latest version of the cybersecurity maturity model certification program, known as CMMC.

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Cyber accreditation body says key CMMC document to face changes

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(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2020, file photo a U.S. Department of Homeland Security plaque is displayed a podium as international passengers arrive at Miami international Airport where they are screened by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Miami. The damned-if-you-pay-damned-if-you-don’t dilemma on ransomware payments has left U.S. officials fumbling about how to respond. While the Biden administration “strongly discourages” paying, it recognizes that failing to pay would be suicidal for some victims. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

DHS eyes plan to use self-assessments to evaluate contractor cybersecurity

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CMMC set for trial run, but criticism abounds for highly anticipated ‘CAP’ document

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The early bird gets the bid: How staying ahead of CMMC 2.0 helps contractors succeed

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Pentagon ‘endorses’ reciprocity for CMMC, FedRAMP requirements

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Cross-agency working group reviewing gaps in federal cybersecurity capabilities

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CMMC Accreditation Body looks ahead to voluntary assessments, growing ‘ecosystem’

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FILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. The U.S. Army, for the first time, is offering a maximum enlistment bonus of $50,000 to highly skilled recruits who sign up for six years. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Defense industrial base competitiveness report irked some services contractors

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The Pentagon’s new cybersecurity model is better, but still an incremental solution to a big challenge

The Pentagon announced in November a new “strategic direction” for its Cyber Maturity Model Certification, calling it CMMC 2.0 and essentially admitting…

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An update on CMMC

Michael Speca, president of Ardalyst, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to give us an update on the CMMC initiative from the Department…

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Congressional auditors point to challenges ahead for Pentagon’s CMMC program

The review found concerns over compliance, cost, reciprocity and more, issues that aren’t going away as the Pentagon overhauls the program.

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