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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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Amyx Completes CMMI for Services Level 3 Appraisal to Improve Customer Satisfaction; Satya Akula Quoted

Amyx has successfully completed a Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) for Services v 1.3 Level 3 appraisal for its Professional Services Projects, which will improve customer satisfaction, the company reported on Friday

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Ball Corp. Earns ASI Certification for EMEA Beverage Can Plants; Kathleen Pitre, Ron Lewis, Fiona Solomon Quoted

Ball Corporation has earned the Aluminum Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Certification for its 23 Europea, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) beverage can plants, marking a major step toward sustainability, the company announced on Thursday

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From NIST Information Security Guidelines to CMMC: What Do the New Regulations Entail?

With the Department of Defense’s (DoD) new security regulations around the corner, it is imperative for government contractors to stay up to date with how the guidelines and expectations have shifted from NIST SP 800-171 and NIST SP 800-53 to Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC).

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Government-Industry Team Move Forward With USS Gerald R. Ford Weapons Elevator Testing

The U.S. Navy and Huntington Ingalls Industries' Newport News Shipbuilding division have begun phase two testing of an aircraft carrier's lower weapons elevator, DVIDS Hub reported Thursday. Personnel from Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division, work with HII engineers to assess the operation of USS Gerald R. Ford’s lower stage weapons elevator.

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F-35 Carrier Variant Granted Initial Operational Capability

The U.S. Navy announced the initial operational capability of the Lightning II aircraft's carrier variant, the F-35C,  has met requirements including safety certification and a complete set of support tools. The IOC milestone follows a set of qualification tests that the Navy's Strike Fighter Squadron 147 pursued aboard aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, officials said Thursday.

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GAO: NASA Needs Contingency Plan Amid Commercial Crew Program Delay

The Government Accountability Office has urged NASA to develop a contingency plan for U.S. operations at the International Space Station beyond 2018 as the contractors on the Commercial Crew Program are not able to meet certification requirements this year. GAO said in a report published February that Boeing and SpaceX have indicated they expect to achieve certification in …

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