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Ellen Lord Recommends Strategies to Prepare for CMMC Implementation: Four Step Process

Ellen Lord, under secretary of defense for Acquisition and Sustainment and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, after the announcement of the new cybersecurity regulations, emphasized the concerns that  the Department of Defense (DoD) had with its supply chain concerning sensitive and unclassified government data, and discussed the three new changes with the implementation of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC).

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DoD Announces New CMMC Program to Launch in Spring 2020; Ellen Lord Quoted

The Pentagon will hold a public hearing in late April or early May for its new cybersecurity contracting standards, Ellen Lord, under secretary of defense for Acquisition and Sustainment with Department of Defense, announced. The department will prepare to select third party auditors and implement the requirements in 10 pilot programs in spring 2020.

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DoD to Announce Nine Acquisition Programs for Software Appropriations Pilot; Ellen Lord Quoted

The Department of Defense (DoD) is preparing nine procurement programs for a pilot program to test a concept that seeks to speed up software development and deployment using a new congressional appropriations category dedicated to software, Federal News Network reported Wednesday.

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DoD Releases CMMC Reforms to Bolster Supply Chain Cybersecurity; Andrew Schnabel, Ellen Lord Quoted

The Department of Defense (DoD) has released the final version of its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), which will certify DoD contractors’ cybersecurity practices and bolster supply chain security, the department announced on Friday.

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