GovConJudicata Weekly Debrief (9/13–17)
This week's Weekly Debrief covers updates on the DoD's CMMC program, NGA's GEOINT strategy, OPM's push for IT modernization, and vaccine mandate for contractors.
"A new amendment to the fiscal 2022 National Defense Authorization Act would require the Department of Defense to give Congress an estimate of how much new cybersecurity regulations are expected to cost small businesses."
"The Defense Department is not planning to release the final rule cementing the implementation of its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program in September, due to an ongoing internal review expected to conclude toward the end of 2021."
"Hundreds of individuals have paid for their place in line to take an exam that would qualify them to perform cybersecurity assessments of defense contractors that may no longer be necessary after the department reexamines its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program."
"A forthcoming strategy will direct agencies looking for geospatial intelligence sources to use services offered by commercial companies before they consider government capabilities, according to a National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency official."
"Contracting experts have additional questions about the vaccine mandate for federal contractors ahead of the supplemental guidance expected to be released later this month."
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