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December 1, 2021

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DHS investigates how to hold contractors accountable for cyber hygiene through CMMC ‘pathfinder’

By Sara Friedman / November 17, 2021

The Department of Homeland Security is working to evaluate how the Pentagon’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification standard could be adopted under DHS’ acquisition regulations while balancing the needs of its small business contracting base, according to DHS CISO Ken Bible.

“The Department of Defense took a path down a certification path with their Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification so they were really looking to implement some sort of third party assessment as a condition for getting a contract award,” Bible said...

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