Katie Arrington

CMMC won’t apply to commercial-off-the-shelf suppliers, DOD website shows

by • 4 weeks ago

DOD officials have long said every single defense contractor will need CMMC certification, but new info says otherwise.

How one RFP is prompting backlash against the new cybersecurity board for defense contractors

by • 4 weeks ago

An RFP has sparked questions over whether CMMC will work. The request was for a continuous monitoring tool of the industry, but its rushed process raised alarms in the industry.

Pentagon’s CMMC assessor training is coming soon despite hurdles, board says

by • 1 month ago

Training to become a CMMC assessor has taken longer than expected to start, in part due to the pandemic.

CMMC standards for non-defense contractors could be coming

by • 1 month ago

Non-defense contractors should closely watch what the DOD is developing for its contractor cybersecurity standards.

NIST will help create CMMC standards for third-party assessors

by • 2 months ago

Having CMMC training, assessing and credentialling all housed under the one accreditation board has triggered questions about a potential conflict of interest.

Industry has concerns with CMMC’s ‘very ambitious’ rollout

by • 2 months ago

A coalition of six tech industry associations has some gripes with how the DOD plans to roll out CMMC, the new cybersecurity model for all contractors.

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