Tag Archives: NIST

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

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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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Ivanti’s Daniel Wilbricht on Cloud Investments, CMMC Priorities

Daniel Wilbricht VP-Americas Public Sector Ivanti

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 21, 2020 — Daniel Wilbricht, vice president of Ivanti‘s public sector business in the Americas, told ExecutiveBiz in an interview posted July 9 the company will continue to invest in information technology as part of efforts to meet the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s guidelines and the Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements.

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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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Summit 7 Partners With AvePoint to Address CMMC Program; Scott Edwards, John Peluso Quoted

Scott Edwards

Summit 7 Systems has partnered with AvePoint to address the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program. Following the launch of DFARS 7012 DoD released CMMC, which has expanded upon NIST 800-171 cybersecurity framework.

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Dawn Greenman, Deputy Program Manager of Cybersecurity at Johns Hopkins APL, to Serve as Panelist at Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Virtual Forum 2020 on June 24th

Dawn Greenman

Dawn Greenman, deputy program manager of cybersecurity at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL), will serve on the “Implementing CMMC” panel at Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Virtual Forum on Wednesday, June 24th.

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Chuck Brooks: Government Focused on Securing the Cyber Supply Chain

Chuck Brooks GovConExpert

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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Pentagon, CMMC Accreditation Body Sign MoU; Katie Arrington Quoted

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The Department of Defense and a nonprofit corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding to move the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program forward, Nextgov reported Thursday. Katie Arrington, chief information security officer in DoD's acquisition office and a 2020 Wash100 awardee, confirmed the MOU between the Pentagon and the CMMC accreditation body during a webinar held Thursday.

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Alka Bhave, Perspecta’s Vice President of Performance Excellence, to Moderate at Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020 on April 2nd

Alka Bhave, vice president of performance excellence with Perspecta, will moderate the "Implementing CMMC" panel at Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020 on Thursday, April 2nd. 

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Charles Romine, Director of NIST IT Lab, to Give Keynote Address at Potomac Officers Club’s AI Summit 2020 on Feb. 13th

Charles Romine, director of the Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will serve as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2nd Annual Artificial Intelligence Summit 2020 on Thursday, Feb. 13th.

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