Realignment of Responsibility for Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Program

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February 15, 2022 | Originally published by U.S. DoD on February 3, 2022

On February 2, Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen H. Hicks directed the realignment of responsibility for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program. With this directive, the responsibility for the program transitions from the USD(A&S) to the DoD CIO.

This realignment will also move the team of six DoD civilians, with contract support, responsible for administering the program, from USD(A&S) to DoD CIO.

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