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CMMC accreditation chief says assessor training coming ‘mid-to-late’ summer
Matt Travis says Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification assessors could start getting their training by 'mid-to-late summer'.
Nearly 40 defense companies were impacted in SolarWinds breach
Thirty-seven companies reported being involved in the SolarWinds hack, a reminder of one of DOD's biggest cyber weaknesses.
Kathleen Hicks to prioritize data as Pentagon No. 2
As the deputy secretary, Hicks could be the highest-ranking official overseeing most of the major technology transformation in the DOD, both in business and warfighting.
CMMC requirements open door to modernize security
New DOD mandates for the defense industrial base create an opportunity to refresh security strategies and mitigate supply chain vulnerabilities.
CMMC rule change is through the interagency review process
"The rule has finished interagency review, and we are still expecting the rule to come out by the end of the calendar year," a DOD spokeswoman told FedScoop.
Space Force delegates acquisition authority to lower offices to speed up buying
Top contracting authority has been delegated to "experts in the field" of space operations to speed up the acquisition process.