From Inside Defense: CMMC accreditation body establishes advisory council

Article written by Sarah Friedman and original article can be found here: https://insidedefense.com/insider/cmmc-accreditation-body-establishes-advisory-council-industry-provide-feedback


Article highlights:


  • The accreditation body behind the Pentagon's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program is creating an Industry Advisory Council composed of private-sector leaders from organizations that will be seeking to get certified to compete for DOD contracts.

  • The task force will be chaired by current CMMC-AB board treasurer Yong-Gon Chon, who "was previously CEO of Focal Point Data Risk and currently sat on the boards of RiskRecon (acquired by MasterCard) & Cloudentity and fellow at the Culinary Institute of America.

  • All of the CMMC-AB board members are volunteers.