Fraudsters, pathfinders, pilots and final rule. 3PAOs, DIBCAC and CUI. This is what you need to know about the Defense Department’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program.
Based on two events last week where leaders from the DoD and the CMMC Accreditation Body spoke, here is the breakdown of the latest of this much-watched, anxiety-inducing cybersecurity and supply chain initiative.
About a year ago, the Pentagon warned against third-party vendors who said they could get Defense industrial base contractors ready and possibly approved under CMMC. They were making that claim before DoD even finalized the standards. As DoD gets closer to testing the standards this spring, fraudsters are once again