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Heritage Foundation urges congressional backing for Pentagon's cyber certification program

March 24, 2020 |
Rick Weber

Conservative think tank Heritage Foundation is calling on Congress to codify in law an emerging Pentagon cybersecurity certification program, as part of upcoming defense authorization legislation likely to be passed later this year.

“Congress should support the rollout and full implementation of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), and work with small businesses that would be affected to ensure that it does not harm the defense industrial base (DIB),” says the Heritage Foundation in a report issued Monday that...

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