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December 1, 2021

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Defense Dept. to release cybersecurity guide for acquisition professionals detailing CMMC requirements

By Sara Friedman / October 8, 2020

The Defense Department will issue a new policy as part of its Adaptive Acquisition Framework focused on cybersecurity to help program managers understand the processes and practices needed throughout the acquisition process, according to senior DOD officials.

The framework is designed to allow acquisition officials to procure defense systems through six separate pathways: urgent operational needs, Middle Tier Acquisition, major capability acquisition, software, defense business systems and services.

The cyber “instruction” will cut across all of the pathways tailoring...

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