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May 18, 2022

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Pentagon announces completion of CMMC internal review process

By Sara Friedman / November 4, 2021

The Pentagon has announced the conclusion of the internal review of its cyber certification program for defense contractors, which the Defense Department says carves out a path for a new “strategic direction” with a focus on “minimizing barriers” to compliance and instilling “public trust” in the CMMC process.

“CMMC 2.0 will dramatically strengthen the cybersecurity of the defense industrial base,” Jesse Salazar, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Policy, said in a release today. “By establishing a more collaborative...


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