Inside Cybersecurity

June 14, 2021

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Group raises concerns over CMMC compliance costs for electronics manufacturing sector

By Sara Friedman / June 8, 2021

A new survey from a leading electronics manufacturing association finds more resources are needed to help businesses prepare and reach compliance with the Pentagon’s cyber certification program, and cautions that its members could be forced to leave the defense industrial base over high costs to obtain a certification.

The Defense Department’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program is designed to secure the defense industrial base and provide more visibility to the handling of controlled unclassified information throughout the DIB supply chain....

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