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CMMC accreditation body plans changes for assessor training, following Pentagon shakeup of program

By Sara Friedman / November 16, 2021

The independent accreditation body behind the Pentagon’s cyber certification program is in the early stages of altering its training credential offerings to meet the needs of the Defense Department as DOD shifts toward self assessment for CMMC level one, according to CMMC-AB CEO Matthew Travis.

The Pentagon announced major changes to its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, called “CMMC 2.0,” on Nov. 4, including allowing defense contractors to self attest for level one and creating a bifurcated process for...

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