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September 18, 2020

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Contracting lawyer says more guidance needed on CMMC accreditation body oversight

August 7, 2020 |
Sara Friedman

The formal launch of registration for assessors and consultants who want to participate in the Pentagon’s cyber certification program is adding a new level of scrutiny on the operational activities of its independent accreditation body, according to a leading contracting attorney.

Some details of the relationship between the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body and the Defense Department’s Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment -- known as OUSD(A&S) -- became public in June, when...

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