defense industrial base
Traditional defense contractors grow as providers of technology, data shows
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
The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification will be managed by a third-party nonprofit.
NIST drafts enhanced cyber standards for defense contractors
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
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.