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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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Chuck Brooks: Government Focused on Securing the Cyber Supply Chain

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The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc and disruption on many aspects of security, work, and commerce. The virus has also called attention to the vulnerabilities of the supply chain, whether it be in secure sourcing and reliability of operations, or surrounding the cyber insecurities of interconnectivity.

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LexisNexis’ Haywood Talcove: Federal Gov’t Should Work With Industry to Protect Relief Funds From Fraudsters

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Haywood Talcove, CEO, Government, LexisNexis Risk Solutions and LexisNexis Special Services, wrote in an opinion piece published Friday that the federal government should collaborate with industry to protect stimulus funds from fraudsters as it works to provide economic relief to U.S. businesses and families during the COVID-19 pandemic as part of the $2T Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.

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Forcepoint’s Sean Berg: Behavioral Analysis Can Help Organizations Understand, Manage Cyber Risks

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 24, 2020 — Sean Berg, executive vice president and general manager of Forcepoint's global governments business, said analyzing how people interact with data will help organizations to implement a preemptive cybersecurity risk management approach, ExecutiveBiz reported April 16.

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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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