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April 17, 2021

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Pentagon releases guides for marking controlled unclassified information ahead of CMMC program launch

By Sara Friedman / April 7, 2021

The Defense Department has issued two new resources for contracting officials, around the identification of controlled unclassified information and how it should be identified on government documents.

Controlling the flow of CUI is critical to the Pentagon’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, which aims to make acquisition officials and government contractors more aware of DOD information that is communicated throughout their supply chains.

The Pentagon released a “Quick Reference Guide” brochure last week, which outlines categories of CUI and...

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