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DoD Seeks Feedback on Interim Rule for CMMC Implementation

Cyber Workforce

The Department of Defense (DoD) is seeking comments on an interim rule to implement the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification framework and an assessment methodology as part of efforts to better protect unclassified data within the DoD supply chain and evaluate vendors’ implementation of cyber requirements. DoD introduced the interim rule as an amendment. 

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Keith Nakasone: GSA Integrates Cyber, Supply Chain Risk Mgmt Requirements Into Contracts

Keith Nakasone

Keith Nakasone, deputy assistant commissioner for acquisition within the Office of Information Technology Category (ITC) at the General Services Administration (GSA), said GSA’s office of ITC is adding supply chain risk management and cybersecurity requirements to old and new federal contracts to ensure that vendors comply with certain requirements.

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Rule Change to Include CMMC Requirements in Contracts On Track; Katie Arrington Quoted

Katie Arrington

The Department of Defense (DoD) is on track with the final step to begin integrating Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) requirements into contracts. The full CMMC program will be implemented over a period of five years and the Pentagon said contractors should expect to see such requirements in a few contracts by the end of 2020.

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Mark Berman on CMMC Accreditation Body’s Role in Supply Chain Cyber Posture Maintenance

Mark Berman

The accreditation body for the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program is authorized to offer cybersecurity services and Mark Berman, chairman of the communications committee within the body’s board of directors, said the AB is also tasked with helping certified vendors in the defense supply chain improve their cybersecurity posture, Nextgov reported Monday.

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Ty Schieber, CMMC Accreditation Body Chair, to Serve as Panelist at Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020 on June 24th


Ty Schieber, chairman of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification accreditation body and senior director of executive education at the University of Virginia Darden School Foundation, will speak on the “Implementing CMMC” panel at Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020 on Wednesday, June 24th. Register here for POC’s CMMC Forum 2020.

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