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At NIST advisory board, ex-DOD official reiterates CMMC concerns; Romine details wide-ranging cyber efforts

June 24, 2020 |
Charlie Mitchell

Former Defense Department acquisition leader Frank Kendall walked through his concerns about the Pentagon’s cyber certification program – including the lack of testing prior to implementation – while the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Charles Romine detailed key cybersecurity initiatives, as NIST’s Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board’s two-day public meeting got underway.

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program “may do some good” in pushing cyber efforts from prime contractors down through the supply chain, Kendall said today, but...

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