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December 7, 2021

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DOD’s Salazar: Changes to Pentagon cyber certification will help small businesses, clarify policy

By Sara Friedman / June 23, 2021

The internal review of the Defense Department’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program is aimed at helping small businesses meet the department’s objectives for cyber readiness, while also making potential policy changes to clarify implementation, according to Pentagon industrial policy leader Jesse Salazar.

“CMMC represents a major leap forward in the department’s approach to cybersecurity and underscores our commitment to accountability within the defense industrial base,” Salazar said at a Professional Services Council event on Tuesday. “That’s why we published an...


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