defense industrial base

CMMC accreditation chief says assessor training coming ‘mid-to-late’ summer

by • 2 months ago

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

by • 2 months ago

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

by • 6 months ago

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

by • 6 months ago

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

by • 10 months ago

"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

by • 10 months ago

Top contracting authority has been delegated to "experts in the field" of space operations to speed up the acquisition process.