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Air Force Vet Karlton Johnson Named Board Chairman for CMMC Accreditation Body

Karlton Johnson, a retired U.S. Air Force colonel, has been elected to be chairman of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body’s board of directors, FedScoop reported Tuesday. The report said Johnson most recently served as the CMMC-AB board vice chair and has held the chairman position on an acting …

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Gigit Eyes Government Cybersecurity Compliance Assessment Work Through Peak InfoSec Merger

Gigit has merged with information security consulting firm Peak InfoSec in a strategy to gain a foothold in the federal cybersecurity due diligence services segment. Boulder, Colorado-based Gigit said Friday it acquired the stock, assets and intellectual property of Peak InfoSec, which will operate as the former’s wholly owned subsidiary …

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GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks: Better Cybersecurity on 2021 Urgent Wish List for U.S. Government

GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks

GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks has published his latest article as a member of Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Expert program on Tuesday. In his latest piece, Chuck Brooks discussed the most recent cyber breaches that have impacted federal agencies and the dire need to prevent future breaches and potential consequences of not prioritizing cybersecurity in 2021.

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DoD Unveils Navy, Air Force, MDA Pilot Contracts Under Cybersecurity Certification Program

Department of Defense

The chief security information officer for the Department of Defense acquisition and sustainment has begun to review the integration of Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements into U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and Missile Defense Agency contracts slated to be awarded late next year.

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Newly Registered CMMC RPO Specializing in Microsoft 365 and Azure Government Compliance

CMMC RPO for Microsoft 365 and Azure Government

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB) reviewed and confirmed several U.S. cybersecurity and regulatory compliance consultant organizations through its recently established Registered Provider Organization (RPO) accreditation program. Among the newly registered RPO’s, Summit 7 was recently certified and accredited for its unique focus on DFARS and CMMC …

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DISA Releases Final RFP for Potential $11.65B Defense Enclave Services IT Contract


The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued the final request for proposals for the potential 10-year, $11.65B Defense Enclave Services information technology contract. Responses to the final solicitation are due Feb. 8 and DISA expects to award the single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract in the first quarter of FY 2022.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Katie Arrington Talks Possible CMMC Changes; CISA Director Christopher Krebs on Cyber Collaboration; White House Drops OPM-GSA Merger Plan; Sandeep Kalra Becomes Persistent Systems CEO; Roger Krone on Leidos Third Quarter Results

Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Sandeep Kalra Promoted to Persistent Systems CEO Persistent Systems has promoted Sandeep Kalra, an experienced leader in the software services industry, as CEO to lead the company’s strategic growth and services, the company announced Monday. “We are looking forward to the next …

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Keith Nakasone Details Inclusion of CMMC Requirements in GSA Contract Vehicles

Keith Nakasone Deputy Asst. Commissioner GSA Office of IT Category

Keith Nakasone, deputy assistant commissioner for acquisition in the General Services Administration's Office of IT Category, has clarified in a video interview that GSA will apply the Department of Defense's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements into new governmentwide acquisition contract vehicles at the order level.

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Potomac Officers Club’s Fall CMMC Forum to Address Upcoming Certification Requirements; Featuring Katie Arrington as Keynote Speaker

Katie Arrington CISO DoD Acquisition Office

Potomac Officers Club’s Fall CMMC Forum will feature Katie Arrington, Chief Information Security Officer at the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, as a keynote speaker. She will analyze the meaning of “process maturity” and the concept of “evidence” of maturity. To register for Potomac Officers Club’s Fall CMMC Forum visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page

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