Tag Archives: supply chain

FDA Issues FSMA Supply Chain Adjustments to Prevent Disruptions Caused by COVID-19; Stephen Hahn Quoted

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced preventive measures to secure the food supply-chain by issuing a temporary policy for FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) supplier verification onsite audit requirements during the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency, the administration announced on Tuesday

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A Look Into CMMC Maturity Framework and its 5 Levels

In January, the U.S. Department of Defense released Version 1.0 of its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification framework (CMMC). By 2026, DoD plans to require CMMC certification for all defense contracts. Contractors in the defense industry supply chain will be required to develop, assess, and augment cybersecurity practices, earning different maturity levels. 

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Senate Panel Seeks Alternative Approaches to Address Supply Chain Vulnerabilities

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The Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing Thursday to ask supply chain experts about potential options to prevent future shortages of drugs and other critical goods amid the coronavirus pandemic and reduce reliance on foreign countries like China for such products, FCW reported Thursday.

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Everbridge Launches CEM for IoT Framework to Mitigate Critical Events; Imad Mouline Quoted

Everbridge has launched its new critical event management (CEM) capabilities across the Internet of Things (IoT) for corporate, government and healthcare organizations to protect people, assets, operations, supply chain and brand from critical events such as coronavirus (COVID-19), the company announced on Tuesday

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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 CMMC Becomes a Global Intrigue As Countries Investigate New Cybersecurity Regulations; Stacy Bostjanick Quoted

Stacy Bostjanick, the director of the CMMC policy office in the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, discussed how the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) has become a global intrigue as other nations look to the United States as the government implements the new model. 

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