CMMC board faces ‘passionate’ internal turmoil over new contract with DOD

FedScoop: The third-party board that the Department of Defense tapped to implement a new cybersecurity standards program is facing its most intense internal turmoil yet, with members questioning its leadership and the future of its relationship with the Pentagon.

Recent events have caused some board members to begin to lose confidence in their chairman and see the tensions with the DOD as reaching a potential breaking point, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter and communications reviewed by FedScoop, as the board expands its crucial work in developing and implementing the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program.

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