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June 1, 2020

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By Charlie Mitchell

The Cyberspace Solarium Commission on Tuesday will release an appendix to its landmark report that focuses on “cybersecurity challenges during a pandemic,” two commissioners said today, and will include five new recommendations spurred by the COVID-19 crisis.

By Sara Friedman

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body is developing standards for assessment that are adaptive to changes made to “source documents” coming from the Defense Department, according to CMMC AB board member Regan Edens.

By Sara Friedman

The independent accreditation body for the Pentagon’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program is collecting information from potential vendors who are able to provide a platform for assessors to take their exams for certification.

By Justin Doubleday

The economic slowdown brought on by COVID-19 could set back the Pentagon's nascent efforts to leverage commercial technologies, as venture capital funding recedes and big-money government contracts for nontraditional companies remain elusive, according to new reports and interviews with Silicon Valley insiders.

Cyber Congress: Analysis
By Charlie Mitchell

The Cyberspace Solarium Commission is getting closer to putting its proposals into legislative language, and received a big boost this week when the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said it would throw its weight behind pushing the Solarium ideas on Capitol Hill.

By Sara Friedman

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is urging Congress to include funds to modernize state and local government information technology operations in the next COVID-19 legislative package to be considered on Capitol Hill.

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