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May 19, 2024

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Pentagon rejects industry request to extend comment period for CMMC proposed rule

By Sara Friedman / February 8, 2024

The Defense Department is turning down a request from industry groups to extend the comment period for its long-awaited proposed rule to implement the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, according to a Pentagon spokesperson.

The Pentagon issued the 234-page proposed rule on Dec. 26 and set up a 60-day public comment period that ends on Feb. 26. The proposed rule makes changes to Title 32 of the Code of Federal Regulations that were first explained in November 2021 following...

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