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Comment period closes for proposed rule to implement Pentagon’s CMMC program

By Sara Friedman / February 26, 2024

The Pentagon’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program enters a new stage today with the end of the public comment period for a massive proposed rulemaking that sets up parameters to implement the long-awaited initiative.

The Defense Department issued the CMMC proposed rule to implement the program on Dec. 26, kicking off a two-month comment period for stakeholders to review the 234-page rulemaking and accompanying CMMC guidance documents.

Some industry groups asked for an extension to allow more time...

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