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December 7, 2021

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Contracting attorney Metzger: Significant changes may be coming in DOD’s cyber certification final rule

By Sara Friedman / May 24, 2021

Final regulations for the Pentagon’s cyber certification program are expected in the fall with potentially substantial policy and structural changes, says contracting attorney Robert Metzger, who suggests adjustments to the interim final rule make sense given the intense scrutiny on the program and leadership changes at DOD.

Changes to DOD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program will be made based on the results of an internal review ordered by DOD deputy secretary Kathleen Hicks and the department’s adjudication of 850 comments...

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