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Pentagon reveals new acquisition initiatives aimed at blocking China

August 27, 2019 |
Tony Bertuca Justin Doubleday

Pentagon acquisition chief Ellen Lord on Monday revealed a series of reforms and initiatives aimed at blocking China's influence on the U.S. defense industrial base, including the establishment of a new congressionally directed intellectual property regime.

Lord, in a press conference at the Pentagon, also confirmed that the Pentagon's new cyber standard for contractors, the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, is on track to be released in January 2020, with officials planning to include the "CMMC" in requests for information by...

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