Guest writer Owen DeStefano outlines additional ethics concerns over the coming CMMC Midwest Conference.
The new CMMC-AB FAQ page is riddled with falsehoods; plus, an AB Board Member is slated to appear at a paid event promoting CMMC consultants.
CMMC-AB officials toggled off public availability of their CAGE code status in SAM.gov, thus hiding the information from the public and press.
The DOD could drop the mandate that the CMMC-AB report to the IAF and China, and undergo domestic oversight at a tiny fraction of the cost.
An AB Board Member insists that CMMC assessments will require auditing the private residences of employees who work from home.
The document appears to represent a “Q&A” between the CMMC-AB and the DOD in preparing defenses to the conflicts of interest complaints filed against it.
Ben Tchoubineh and Nicole Dean have both quit the CMMC-AB, as that group’s official government procuremen registration lapsed.
The CMMC Program Management Office revealed that a major revision of the CMMC standard will include both IT and OT controls, thus impacting on machine shops and manufacturers.
The CMMC Accreditation Body has again ignored a formal complaint put to it, the latest alleging overt violations of its Code of Ethics by board members.
Multiple current and former Board Members are alleged to be personally profiting from their roles in the CMMC-AB by selling CMMC related services or products.
Ironically, the Dept. of Defense is making false claims about its ability to prosecute False Claims Act lawsuits against defense contractors who fail to obtain CMMC.
Documents submitted by the CMMC-AB to obtain a federal CAGE code included a false statement claiming the group was “tax-exempt” in March 2020.