"Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification"

The DOD wants better cybersecurity for its contractors. The first steps haven’t been easy.

by • 2 weeks ago

The big questions are starting to add up on CMMC. The biggest: Will this thing work?

Defense manufacturing groups would get cybersecurity grants under new legislation

by • 2 weeks ago

A new bill would authorize the secretary of defense to issue grants to manufacturing extension programs to help increase cybersecurity.

Here’s what’s in the CMMC Accreditation Body’s memo of understanding

by • 1 month ago

Looking for that MOU between the DOD and CMMC AB? Here it is.

CMMC looks to clear up questions about cybersecurity assessors

by • 1 month ago

The Accreditation Body for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) has released more information about training and approval for people who want to be third-party assessors.

CMMC won’t apply to commercial-off-the-shelf suppliers, DOD website shows

by • 2 months ago

DOD officials have long said every single defense contractor will need CMMC certification, but new info says otherwise.

Weekly Wrapup: CMMC, malware in ads and the return to normal

by • 2 months ago

A look at the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, how hackers are loading malware into mobile ads and how many organizations are beginning to look at returning back to normal amid the coronavirus.

How one RFP is prompting backlash against the new cybersecurity board for defense contractors

by • 2 months ago

An RFP has sparked questions over whether CMMC will work. The request was for a continuous monitoring tool of the industry, but its rushed process raised alarms in the industry.

Pentagon’s CMMC assessor training is coming soon despite hurdles, board says

by • 2 months ago

Training to become a CMMC assessor has taken longer than expected to start, in part due to the pandemic.

CMMC standards for non-defense contractors could be coming

by • 3 months ago

Non-defense contractors should closely watch what the DOD is developing for its contractor cybersecurity standards.

NIST will help create CMMC standards for third-party assessors

by • 3 months ago

Having CMMC training, assessing and credentialling all housed under the one accreditation board has triggered questions about a potential conflict of interest.

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