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January 29, 2022

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Contracting attorney Metzger: Incentives critical to stakeholder investment in CMMC amid lengthy rulemaking process

By Sara Friedman / January 10, 2022

With two rulemakings expected at the end of 2022 to formally kick off DOD’s cyber certification program, contracting attorney Robert Metzger says the development of incentives to encourage defense contractors to invest now in CMMC preparation is critical but the process is complicated.

“We don’t really know the schedule of what DOD is going to do when,” Metzger said reflecting on the upcoming rulemaking changes to the Pentagon’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program. He said, “My latest read is that...


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