Inside Cybersecurity

December 1, 2021

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Industry groups seek clarity on implementation plan for revamped CMMC program

By Sara Friedman / November 19, 2021

The Pentagon’s new strategic direction for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program has major benefits for industry including allowing contractors submit a plan to fill in gaps on their assessments, according to three major industry associations who spoke to Inside Cybersecurity on the positive and negative aspects of CMMC 2.0

The Defense Department announced a substantial overhaul on Nov. 4 of the cyber certification program, now called CMMC 2.0, consolidating the number of maturity levels from five to three....


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