This Tech Talk will feature Katie Arrington, Special Assistant for Cybersecurity, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition & Sustainment, who will discuss the new DoD Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), which will be rolled out starting in January 2020.
The CMMC will be a unified cybersecurity standard for DoD acquisitions to protect Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). CMMC will be released in January 2020, included in RFIs starting in June 2020 and RFPs starting in the fall of 2010. The intent is for independent 3rd party organizations to audit compliance. Between now and January there will be opportunity for industry to comment on the CMMC process. Additional information on the CMMC can be found here: www.acq.osd.mil/cmmc/index.html