DOD warns contractors of taking ‘adversarial’ investments during pandemic
"It's critically important that we understand that during this crisis the [Defense Industrial Base] is vulnerable to adversarial capital, so we need to ensure companies can stay in business without losing their technology," said Ellen Lord.
Pentagon further restricts building access, boosting telework demand, after contractor dies
The Pentagon raised its in-person workforce restrictions to its second highest-level, HPCON-C, increasing the number of employees that will need teleworking to some degree.
Fresh draft of DOD contractor cybersecurity standards coming next month
Lord also detailed a first event next month focused on drones for the department's new Trusted Capital Marketplace.
Pentagon testing waters for accreditor of contractor cybersecurity assessments
DOD issued an RFI asking for feedback from organizations interested in serving as the accreditation body for its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program.
DOD issues draft of new contractor cyber standards
A draft of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is now live, and the Pentagon wants feedback through Sept. 25.
Pentagon building clouds to secure smaller defense contractors
The Department of Defense is experimenting with providing innovative small companies government-furnished clouds to secure their software environment — something they often can't afford to do on their own.