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December 7, 2021

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CMMC accreditation body clarifies details of approval process for assessment organizations

By Sara Friedman / September 2, 2021

The accreditation body behind the Pentagon's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program has established new processes to speed the authorization of assessment organizations that want to become part of the CMMC ecosystem.

Four companies are fully authorized to conduct assessments for the CMMC program. CMMC-AB CEO Matthew Travis said at a “Town Hall” on Tuesday that he expects official assessments to start by the end of the summer, despite delays from the Defense Department.

As part of the CMMC-AB’s efforts to...


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