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Pentagon seeks feedback on draft cyber standards for contractors

By Justin Doubleday / September 6, 2019

The Pentagon is seeking feedback on a draft version of upcoming cybersecurity standards for defense contractors, Katie Arrington, chief information security officer in the Defense Department's acquisition office, said Thursday.

"I need to know what ones are not useful, and how you would take that control and make it a requirement," Arrington said during the Billington Cybersecurity Summit in Washington.

On Aug. 30, the Defense Department released "Version 0.4" of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model for Certification – CMMC. The...


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