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Jerry McGinn on CMMC Implementation, Accreditation Body

Jerry McGinn, executive director of the Center for Government Contracting at George Mason University’s School of Business, has presented his key takeaways from a presentation by Katie Arrington, chief information security officer at the Department of Defense and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, about DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification. McGinn noted that CMMC not only applies to DoD, but also to companies and individuals.

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Christopher Krebs, DHS Cybersecurity Agency Director, Selected to 2020 Wash100 for Critical Infrastructure Risk Mgmt Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to unveil Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 for leading the agency in its national efforts to safeguard cyber and physical assets.

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

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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DHS Adds Sepio Rogue Device Mitigation Tech to Approved Product List; Suzan Zimmerman Quoted

The Department of Homeland Security has placed the rogue device mitigation platform of Sepio Systems, a leader in RDM, on its list of approved products for the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program. Suzan Zimmerman, a member of Sepio’s board and CEO of Strategic Capture Group, said the platform is the only product on DHS' APL that offers RDM capabilities.

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Army Issues Draft Solicitation for $957M Cyber TRIDENT Training Contract

The U.S. Army has released its draft request for proposals for a potential $957M contract vehicle for cyber training services in support of organizations within the Department of Defense and other non-DoD agencies. A notice posted Wednesday says the Cyber Training, Readiness, Integration, Delivery and Enterprise Technology contract will support the integration, management, evolution and maintenance of the Persistent Cyber Training Environment and provide acquisition lifecycle support for the PCTE system baseline.

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Commentary: Contractors Should Prepare for DoD CMMC Audits

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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Richard Naylor, DCSA Senior Cyber Adviser & Deputy Director for Counterintelligence, to Serve as Panelist at Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020 on April 2nd

Richard Naylor, senior cyber adviser and deputy director for counterIntelligence (cyber) at the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) will serve as a panelist at Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020 on Thursday, April 2nd. Click here to register for the event.

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Data Can Aid Organizations in Gov’t Cybersecurity Compliance Efforts

Insights from data sets have the potential to help organizations in efforts to comply with the U.S. government's information security requirements such as the Department of Defense Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, Federal News Network reported Monday. The Potomac Officers Club will host its CMMC Forum 2020 on April 2. Click here to register for the event.

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