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Pentagon testing waters for accreditor of contractor cybersecurity assessments

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

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

by Billy Mitchell • 1 month ago

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

by Billy Mitchell • 7 months ago

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.

Pentagon taking action to boost cybersecurity down the supply chain

by Billy Mitchell • 9 months ago

The Pentagon is exploring new efforts to strengthen — and build confidence in — the cyberdefenses of subcontractors further down the supply chain.

What does Amazon HQ2 in Northern Virginia mean for federal IT?

by Billy Mitchell • 11 months ago

It could create a talent shift that reshapes federal IT contracting as it currently exists.

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