defense industrial base

Traditional defense contractors grow as providers of technology, data shows

by Jackson Barnett • 3 weeks ago

In recent years, there's been a major shift: The Pentagon is now buying technology instead of making its own.

DOD to use a third-party nonprofit for new contractor cybersecurity certification

by Jackson Barnett • 1 month ago

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification will be managed by a third-party nonprofit.

NIST drafts enhanced cyber standards for defense contractors

by Jackson Barnett • 2 months ago

NIST published a draft of new cybersecurity guidelines for defense contractors, a key attack point for adversaries seeking government secrets and IP.

Pentagon building clouds to secure smaller defense contractors

by Billy Mitchell • 5 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 • 7 months ago

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

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