Tomorrow, September 29, 2020, the Department of Defense anticipates issuing an interim rule to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement a DoD Assessment Methodology and Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification framework in order to assess contractor implementation of cybersecurity requirements and enhance the protection of unclassified information within the DoD supply chain.
The rule is available here https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2020-21123.pdf.
Sera-Brynn’s analysis of the updated rule is ongoing and as we understand everything the new rule portends, we will post updates. Stay tuned!
The author, Colin Glover, is a Principal and Senior Cybersecurity Analyst at Sera-Brynn
Sera-Brynn is a cyber risk management audit and advisory firm founded in 2011 by former members of the U.S. intelligence community. The veteran owned and operated firm a Payment Card Industry (PCI) Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) and a certified FedRAMP assessor.
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