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Defense acquisition expert: Hold off on CMMC requirements in contracts

August 12, 2020 |
Sara Friedman

A leading professor at the Defense Acquisition University is urging Defense Department commands and acquisition offices to hold off on adding requirements related to the Pentagon’s cyber certification program into their contract opportunities.

To incorporate the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, agencies will need to know what is changing in the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, Christopher Newborn, a professor of information technology at DAU, said during a webinar Tuesday. The proposed rule to change DFARS is currently under...

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