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

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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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Katie Arrington: CMMC Requirements in RFPs Expected in November

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Katie Arrington, chief information security officer for the Department of Defense’s acquisition and sustainment office and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said the initial version of Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements could be included in solicitations by November, National Defense Magazine reported Monday.

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Ty Schieber, CMMC Accreditation Body Chair, to Serve as Panelist at Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020 on June 24th

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Ty Schieber, chairman of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification accreditation body and senior director of executive education at the University of Virginia Darden School Foundation, will speak on the “Implementing CMMC” panel at Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020 on Wednesday, June 24th. 

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Katie Arrington: DoD Wants First-Tier Suppliers to Meet ‘Level One’ CMMC Criteria

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Katie Arrington, chief information security officer in the Department of Defense acquisition office and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, has said that DoD is looking to require suppliers of prime contractors to meet the foundational requirements for its new certification  program, Federal News Network reported Friday.

Arrington will serve as a keynote speaker at the Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020 on June 24th.

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Robert Kolasky: CISA to Incorporate CMMC Aspects Into Supply Chain Guidance

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Robert “Bob” Kolasky, an official at the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, said a CISA task force will issue “supply chain essentials” guidance that integrates aspects of the Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, Nextgov reported Thursday.

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CMMC Accreditation Body Issues Solicitation for Continuous Monitoring Tool

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The accreditation body for the Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program has issued a request for proposals for a continuous monitoring platform. The RFP posted Wednesday on LinkedIn says that certified third-party assessment organizations, assessors and companies seeking certification will use the continuous monitoring tool to carry out pre-evaluation background research and monitor firms between formal assessments.

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Katie Arrington: Pentagon’s CMMC Could Become Standard for Civilian Agencies

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Katie Arrington, chief information security officer for the Department of Defense’s acquisition and sustainment office and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said she believes the DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program “will become a federal standard for the whole of government rapidly,” FedScoop reported Thursday

Arrington will serve as a keynote speaker during the Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020 on June 24th.

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Richard Hayden: Will COVID-19 Impact CMMC?

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The rollout of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) as a mandatory contract requirement for government contractors working with the Department of Defense (DoD) is an enormous undertaking involving government, a newly established non-profit, many independent assessors who need to be accredited, and up to 300,000 firms in the Defense Industrial Base.

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