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April 17, 2021

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Defense IT agency asks industry for details on CMMC compliance as part of potential contract

By Sara Friedman / April 2, 2021

The Defense Information Systems Agency is looking to determine if an upcoming broadband contract should contain Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements and whether industry has capacity to achieve compliance with the Pentagon cyber program.

The procurement is for DISA’s Inmarsat Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) and Global Xpress (GX) contract.

“The United States Space Force Commercial Satellite Communications Office (CSCO) has nominated this procurement for the Department of Defense CMMC Pilot Program,” DISA said in amendment to a request...


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