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Ty Schieber: CMMC to Use DoD Information Network to Store Contractors’ Audit Data

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Ty Schieber, board chairman of the accreditation body for the Pentagon’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, said certification and audit data of contractors seeking accreditation under CMMC will be hosted on the Department of Defense Information Network, Nextgov reported Tuesday.

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DoD Signs $135M in Agreements to Help Five Contractors Strengthen Domestic Supply Chain

The Department of Defense has signed agreements worth $135M combined with five vendors under Defense Production Act Title 3 to help sustain critical workforce capabilities and broaden domestic production capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Those contracts were signed with Bethel Industries, General Electric’s (NYSE: GE) aviation subsidiary, Spirit AeroSystems, Steel America and Allied Systems.

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Kim Herrington, Acting Principal Director of Defense Pricing & Contracting at DoD, to Give Keynote Address at Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement forum on June 9th

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Kim Herrington, acting principal director of defense pricing and contracting at the Department of Defense, will serve as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Forum on Tuesday, June 9th.

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Phebe Novakovic: General Dynamics Posts Modest Q1 Defense Biz Growth, Maintains Strong Balance Sheet

General Dynamics' (NYSE: GD) defense businesses earned $7.1B in total revenue for its fiscal 2020 first quarter that ended March 29, a modest increase from the same period last year. "In this time of crisis and uncertainty, our balance sheet remains strong," Phebe Novakovic, chairman and CEO of General Dynamics and a 2020 Wash100 awardee, told analysts in an earnings call Thursday.

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Navy Exercises $117M Ship Maintenance IDIQ Option With Seven Contractors

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The U.S. Navy has awarded seven companies $116.6M in contract modifications to continue maintaining surface combatant and amphibious ships that are visiting or stationed in San Diego. Contractors will continue to perform non-complex emergent and continuous maintenance services under option period three of a multiple-award  indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Department of Defense said Friday.

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Ellen Lord: Defense Industrial Base Workforce Should Continue Working as Part of Critical Infrastructure

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The Department of Defense on Friday released two memos to address key concerns identified by defense trade groups during the four daily update calls on the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic led by Jennifer Santos, deputy assistant secretary of defense for industrial policy. Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, on Friday issued a memo saying the defense industrial base is considered as a critical infrastructure sector by the Department of Homeland Security and that its workforce should maintain normal work schedules to meet national security requirements.

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Commentary: Contractors Should Prepare for DoD CMMC Audits

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Companies should conduct a self-assessment of their compliance with current government cybersecurity standards in order to prepare themselves for the mandatory audits under the Department of Defense's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, according to a commentary piece on Federal News Network. The Potomac Officers Club will host its CMMC Forum 2020 on April 2. Click here to register for the event.

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Ellen Lord, DoD Acquisition Chief, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Advancing Defense Supply Chain Cybersecurity, Procurement Framework

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Ellen Lord, undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 Award for ramping up efforts to secure the defense supply chain while also working to accelerate the Pentagon's procurement process. This marks Lord’s fourth Wash100 Award and third consecutive.

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