The Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition started the process of creating the Cybersecurity Maturity Model (CMMC) in March 2019.
The CMMC has been in development for several months in a collaborative effort with Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute, Defense Industrial Base Sector Coordinating Council (DIB SCC), Office of Small Business Programs, as well as many others.
The CMMC effort has had a great deal of support from our industry associations such as the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), and the Professional Services Council (PSC) in getting the CMMC information out to the Department of Defense supply chain. We appreciate all of these efforts to secure our collective national defense. Read More- https://www.acq.osd.mil/cmmc/draft.html