Tag Archives: cybersecurity maturity model certification

GovCon Expert Bill Downer: Securing the Supply Chain; Securing the Data

Bill Downer GovConExpert

Bill Downer, vice president of national programs for Seagate Government Solutions, has released his second article as a member of Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Expert program on Monday after exploring the impact or lack of impact CMMC will have on supply chains and data hygiene. Click here to become a GovCon Expert.

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Dawn Greenman and Ty Schieber Serve as Panelists for Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Virtual Forum

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Dawn Greenman, deputy program manager for Cybersecurity with Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, and Ty Schieber, board chairman for CMMC Accreditation Body served as panelists during Potomac Officers Club’s (POC) CMMC Virtual Forum 2020 on June 24th.

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

Ty Schieber Board Chairman CMMC

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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HP Federal’s Todd Gustafson: DoD’s CMMC Program to Transform Tech Procurement Procedures

Todd Gustafson

Todd Gustafson, president of HP’s federal arm, wrote in a commentary published Monday on Federal News Network that the Department of Defense’s implementation of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program marks “an important step in enabling a more secure government.”

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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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Mark Berman: Industry Could See CMMC C3PAO & Assessor Registration Info Soon

Mark Berman

Mark Berman, communications committee chair for the accreditation body for the Department of Defense's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, said the group aims to finalize the prerequesites, application process and fees for potential third-party CMMC assessors by June 1, Federal News Network reported Friday.

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