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Raytheon, Partners Eye DoD Supplier Security Compliance With NIST SP 800-171

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 22, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), Forcepoint, GigaTrust and Internet Content Management have partnered to offer a platform that will work to help Defense Department suppliers achieve compliance with the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s Special Publication 800-171, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Forcepoint, a joint venture between …

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Summit 7 Partners With AvePoint to Address CMMC Program; Scott Edwards, John Peluso Quoted

Scott Edwards

Summit 7 Systems has partnered with AvePoint to address the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program. Following the launch of DFARS 7012 DoD released CMMC, which has expanded upon NIST 800-171 cybersecurity framework.

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GovCon Expert Bill Downer: CMMC’s Lack of Impact on Securing Supply Chains

Bill Downer

In my opinion, CMMC has nothing to do with supply chain management. CMMC is intended to serve as a verification mechanism to ensure appropriate levels of cybersecurity practices and processes are in place to ensure basic cyber hygiene as well as protect controlled unclassified information (CUI) that resides on the department’s industry partners’ networks. 

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Potomac Officers Club to Host CMMC Forum 2020 on Wednesday, June 24th; Katie Arrington to Serve as Keynote

Katie Arrington

In order to address the changing security processes Potomac Officers Club will host a CMMC forum on June 24th to address the CMMC’s timeline, how the certification process could change and will provide a memorandum of understanding with a newly established CMMC accrediting body. Click here to register for POC’s Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020

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Dawn Greenman, Deputy Program Manager of Cybersecurity at Johns Hopkins APL, to Serve as Panelist at Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Virtual Forum 2020 on June 24th

Dawn Greenman

Dawn Greenman, deputy program manager of cybersecurity at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL), will serve on the “Implementing CMMC” panel at Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Virtual Forum on Wednesday, June 24th.

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ViON Subsidiary Offers Cloud-Based PaaS for Controlled Unclassified Info

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 8, 2018 — A subsidiary of ViON has unveiled a new platform-as-a-service product that works to secure controlled unclassified information in efforts to facilitate contractor compliance with government standards in cybersecurity, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. ViON’s Ascolta company said Tuesday the cloud-based, preconfigured Greenfield platform is designed based on Defense …

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The Bridge on TV Talks With Rick Tracy and Matt Barrett about Cybersecurity

The Bridge on TV aired Sunday featuring Rick Tracy, Chief Security Officer, Telos Corporation and Matt Barrett, Program Manager, Cybersecurity Framework, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). These industry leaders shared their viewpoints on Improving Government-Industry Cooperation in Cybersecurity. Highlights from the show include: Barrett commented that “Cybersecurity can’t be combatted by cybersecurity …

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Defense Contractors will be Held to Higher Cyber Standards

Defense contractors will soon be held to the same cybersecurity standards that the Defense Department has implemented  in recent years, according to a top IT official at the Pentagon. “The cyberthreat is not going away; we have to defend our networks and systems, and you’re part of that defense,” acting …

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