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

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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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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Wash100 Voting Extended Until June 1st; Sue Gordon Joins CACI Board of Directors; Leidos Restarts Work for Air Force; Army Modernization Efforts Update; POC to Host CMMC Forum on June 24th; Soraya Correa Unveils COVID-19 Response Efforts; Sen. Mark Warner Talks CARES Act and Weekly Top 10 Stories

Gina Haspel, Juliane Gallina, Gen. Paul Nakasone, Teresa Carlson, Hon. Ellen Lord Climb Wash100 Popular Vote Rankings; Wash100 Voting Extended Until June 1st. Because of the limitations created by the COVID-19 situation, Executive Mosaic has extended the Wash100 Popular Vote this year until June 1st to give the government contracting …

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Katie Arrington: Firms Won’t Need to Meet Same Level of CMMC Requirements on Contracts

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Katie Arrington, chief information security officer in the office of the defense undersecretary for acquisition and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said DoD would not require prime contractors and subcontractors on a contract to meet the same level of Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements, FedScoop reported Friday. Arrington will deliver the keynote speech at the Potomac Officers Club's CMMC Forum 2020 on April 2. Click here to register for the event.

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Ellen Lord: DoD Eyes First CMMC Training Course for Auditors in April

Ellen Lord, undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said the Department of Defense will conduct a public hearing on the new cybersecurity standards in late April or early May with plans to start the first Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification training course for auditors in April, National Defense reported Wednesday. 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: Pentagon’s CMMC Program Draws International Interest

Ellen Lord, undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said several international partners have expressed interest in adopting the Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, Fifth Domain reported Tuesday. The Potomac Officers Club will host its CMMC Forum 2020 on April 2. Click here to register for the event.

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Stacy Bostjanick: Pentagon to Release CMMC Training Guidelines in March

Stacy Bostjanick, director of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification policy within the office of the defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, said the Department of Defense will issue in late March the training guides for CMMC to help vendors comply with certification requirements, Signal Magazine reported Thursday. The Potomac Officers Club will host its CMMC Forum 2020 on April 2. Click here to register for the event.

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Katie Arrington: Pentagon’s CMMC Program Must Encourage ‘Critical Thinking’ in Cybersecurity

Katie Arrington, a Department of Defense official and 2020 Wash100 awardee, said the new cybersecurity standards for contractors must evolve constantly to help industry stay ahead of the changing threat landscape, Fifth Domain reported Friday. Arrington, who serves as chief information security officer in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, will deliver the keynote speech at the Potomac Officers Club's CMMC Forum 2020 on April 2. Click here to register for the event.

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