defense industrial base
Navy using real-time tracking system to stay ahead of coronavirus supply chain risks
The Navy is overlaying real-time data of the coronavirus's spread and resulting lockdowns on its supply chain management technology to monitor its acquisitions.
CMMC standards for non-defense contractors could be coming
Non-defense contractors should closely watch what the DOD is developing for its contractor cybersecurity standards.
Contractors want extended deadline to rid Chinese tech from networks
Contractors are worried complying with an upcoming deadline to rid their networks of blacklisted Chinese tech could be the final nail in the coffin during this economic downturn.
Work continues on CMMC rollout amid coronavirus disruption
Work to get the CMMC into contracts and have third-party assessors certified continues, despite the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Primes, subs won’t face the same CMMC security requirements on all contracts
CMMC requirements will not be one-size-fits-all for defense contracts, Katie Arrington said. Different parts of the contract will indicate different levels of security needed.