Katie Arrington

FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, file photo, Republican nominee for Congress Katie Arrington concedes the race to Democrat Joe Cunningham during her news conference at the Staybridge Suites in Mount Pleasant, S.C. Arrington, a former South Carolina state lawmaker and failed congressional candidate, has been placed on leave from her Pentagon job during a probe into allegations of an unauthorized release of classified information, her attorney confirmed to The Associated Press, Tuesday, June 29, 2021. (AP Photo/Mic Smith, File)

DoD’s Arrington tells court her suspension is ‘baseless,’ wants her name cleared

Katie Arrington had been DoD’s chief information security officer for acquisition and sustainment to the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and…

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Ellen Lord, Defense Acquisition and Sustainment undersecretaryAcquisition and Sustainment Undersecretary Ellen Lord at a Defense Writers Group event in Washington D.C.

Pentagon launches online marketplace to pair small firms with ‘trusted’ investors

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This March 27, 2008 file photo shows the Pentagon in Washington. In a first for the Pentagon's push to develop defenses against intercontinental-range ballistic missiles capable of striking the United States, a missile interceptor launched from a U.S. Navy ship at sea hit and destroyed a mock ICBM in flight on Tuesday, officials said. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Pentagon reveals first contracts to serve as pathfinders for CMMC

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Pentagon ready to name first 15 ‘pathfinder’ contracts for CMMC

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DoD sees CMMC as new way to monitor supply chain, spot shell companies

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U.S. Navy/MC1 Byron C. LinderSOUTH PACIFIC (July 9, 2017) Operations Specialist 1st Class Charles Hammond, from Kansas City, Missouri, monitors tracks aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) during an air defense exercise comprised of Sterett, amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD 20), amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), Royal Australian Navy frigate helicopter HMAS Ballarat (FFH 155), Royal Australian Navy guided missile frigate HMAS Darwin (FFG 04), and Royal Australian Navy frigate helicopter HMAS Toowoomba (FFH 156) as part of Talisman Saber 17. Sterett, part of a combined U.S.-Australia-New Zealand expeditionary strike group (ESG), is undergoing a series of scenarios that will increase proficiencies defending the ESG against blue-water threats so amphibious forces can launch Marine forces ashore in the littorals. Talisman Saber is a biennial U.S.-Australia bilateral exercise held off the coast of Australia meant to achieve interoperability and strengthen the U.S.-Australia alliance. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Byron C. Linder/Released)170709-N-ZW825-895

Tech companies tell DoD its new cyber standards are missing the mark

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More than 800 service members and civilians gathered at Camp Atterbury for Cyber Shield 18 at Camp Atterbury, Indiana from May 6-18, 2018.

Pentagon issues long-awaited cyber framework for Defense industry

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DoD to drop second piece of supply chain cyber puzzle

With the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification accreditation board set up, the Pentagon expects to release version 1 of the cyber standards on Friday…

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Businessman touching technology global networking security information safety and encryption with icon on virtual screen , Data protection and Cyber security concept

DoD unveils new cybersecurity certification model for contractors

A draft version of the Defense Department’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, an assessment designed to measure and monitor cybersecurity practices…

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FILE - In this Jan.23 2018 file photo, a French solider watches code lines on his computer at the French Defense ministry stand during the International Cybersecurity forum in Lille, northern France. Police in Europe and North America have seized servers and data from Islamic State propaganda outlets in a multi-country operation aimed at tracking down radicals and crimping the group's ability to spread its violent message. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler, File)

DoD to debut new cyber assessment program for contractors in less than a year

The Pentagon hopes to pick a nonprofit organization to oversee its new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program by January, with CMMC being applied to at least some new contracts by next summer.

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