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