Breaking news! New Department of Defense contractor cybersecurity standards appeared into a government-wide federal contract. This is before language around the new program has officially landed in defense contracts. The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) was included in the General Services Administration’s $50 billion STARS III contract, posted earlier this week.
CMMC is the new cybersecurity certification standards to be implemented into all DOD contracts over the next five years. All contractors require a minimum of Level 1 certification.