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April 12, 2024

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Tech group encourages Pentagon to expand CMMC program beyond DOD when finalized

By Sara Friedman / March 6, 2024

The Information Technology Industry Council sees an opportunity for the Pentagon’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program to become a standard across the federal government, according to a filing from the trade association on the first CMMC proposed rule.

“While the Department is designing CMMC for the protection of controlled unclassified information (CUI) throughout the DIB, there is value in scaling the program beyond DoD. Advanced persistent threats target other federal agencies and critical infrastructure, which has prompted some agencies to...

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