Businesses dealing with the U.S. Department of Defense are required to achieve CMCC compliance. What are the challenges faced by the vendors in acquiring the accreditation?
Australian-based American defense contractor Austal USA has confirmed a cyber attack after the Hunters International ransomware group listed the company and shared samples of the stolen data as proof. Austal USA undertakes major U.S. Navy shipbuilding programs.
U.S. Department of Defense requires all defense contractors to complete a cybersecurity certification before submitting proposals by 2026, starting with higher-level contractors this June.
Two major Japanese defense contractors recently admitted to data breaches back in 2015 and 2018 when they were infected with malware and possibly had their files stolen.