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December 7, 2021

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Delay of first CMMC contracts increases uncertainty over projected timeline feasibility, stakeholders say

By Sara Friedman / April 29, 2021

The Defense Department’s decision to push back the timing of its first pilot contracts with Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements is creating concerns over the feasibility of meeting deadlines established for the current fiscal year, according to stakeholders.

Diane Knight, who oversees the CMMC pilots, said Tuesday that the first solicitations are now expected in June, a shift that she said occurred because of issues getting certified third party assessment organizations audited for CMMC level three as well as...


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