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Eric Brown: Microsoft Helps Defense Industrial Base Navigate Compliance Requirements Through Cloud Service

Eric Brown VP Microsoft

Eric Brown, vice president of Azure global mission platform engineering at Microsoft, said the company works to help Department of Defense customers and partners meet evolving compliance requirements through its Azure Government cloud platform. One of the compliance requirements that defense contractors should meet is DOD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program and Brown wrote in a blog post published Tuesday how Azure Government and Microsoft 365 Government (GCC High) could help contractors achieve CMMC Level 3 and above.

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ThreatSwitch: Companies Look to Increase 2021 Security Budgets Due to Pandemic, DOD Requirements

ThreatSwitch

ThreatSwitch revealed in a study that almost 50 percent of companies in the defense industrial base expect to boost their security budgets this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic's operational impact and new cybersecurity requirements imposed by the Department of Defense. The “2021 Industrial Security Benchmark Study" resulted from its survey of industrial security professionals with knowledge on their respective companies' compliance program priorities and most significant security threats in 2021.

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Cisco’s Andy Stewart: CMMC Seeks to Drive Broader Change Across DIB to Ensure Tech, Data Security

Andy Stewart Senior Federal Strategist Cisco

Andy Stewart, a senior federal strategist at Cisco, wrote about the Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Maturity Level Certification framework and how it helps deliver trust throughout the entire supply chain and drive change across the defense industrial base to protect the government’s data and technology used to support military operations.

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Coalfire Federal Certified to Offer Consulting on DOD’s Contractor Cybersecurity Standards

Coalfire Federal

Coalfire Federal has been certified to provide advisory services that help businesses comply with the Department of Defense's new standards for supply chain cybersecurity. The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body named Coalfire Federal a registered provider organization that will assist businesses in following DOD's CMMC standards, the company said Wednesday.

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Kratos to Conduct Assessments for DOD Cybersecurity Certification Program

Kratos

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions has been named a certified third-party assessment organization by the accreditation body of the Department of Defense's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program to help determine defense contractors' compliance with the new security standards. The CMMC Accreditation Body authorized Kratos to assess whether companies observe security practices that follow DOD's industrial cybersecurity requirements, Kratos said Wednesday.

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CMMC Accreditation Body Teams With Scantron for Certification Process Support

Ben Tchoubineh CMMC-AB

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB) has tapped Scantron to develop, deliver, score and complete psychometric analysis for CMMC-AB exams. “Our partnership with Scantron, a world-renowned assessment provider, is a critical component of the CMMC-AB Training and Certification Program,” said Ben Tchoubineh, director of CMMC-AB board and chair of the Training Committee. 

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