CMMC: The Dramatic Year of the Pentagon’s Contractor Cybersecurity Program

NextGov: In 2020, an ambitious Defense Department effort to account for its suppliers’ cybersecurity had many in the community kicking and screaming in tow, but represents a new collective policy thrust that won’t be dismissed.  

The program, led by Katie Arrington, the chief information security officer for Defense acquisitions, is based on the idea that the government should incorporate security standards into its contract administration.

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