DOD’s Arrington Threatens to Disband CMMC-AB, Hand Accreditation Authority to Body Subject to “Peer Audits” by China
DoD’s consideration of granting accreditation authority to ANAB would potentially expose the nation’s cybersecurity weaknesses to China and other foreign powers.Read More
UAF Shuts Down TNV Investigation Prematurely, But Clears Oxebridge of False Accusation of “Extortion”
UAF cleared TNV while ignoring pages of evidence showing the registrar did not follow rules on responsiveness to complaints.Read More
Ty Schieber and Mark Berman faced a vote of no confidence for their roles in releasing a fundraising program that many called “pay to play.”Read More
The certification body claims to be listed as a CMMC certification body, despite the rules for CMMC certification not yet finalized.Read More
The CMMC Accreditation Board withdrew a plan to grant “Diamond” status to anyone who donated $500,000, a move that stunned those seeking to ensure the body’s work remains untainted by financial conflicts.Read More
A day after Oxebridge threatened to obtain an emergency court order, PRI formally cancelled its controversial advisory affecting the anodize industry.Read More
Based on stakeholder feedback, Oxebridge will provide reporting to defense industry and regulatory officials on the evolving CMMC accreditation scheme.Read More
The PRI ruling demanding “dimensional inspection” and not thickness testing has been formally rescinded, after widespread industry outrage.Read More
UAF claimed it could not provide evidence of its complaint investigation because the subject of that complaint, TNV Certifications, claimed Oxebridge was attempting to “extort” it.Read More
EA has dismissed an appeal against Quality Austria and Akkreditierung Austria despite additional photographic and documentary evidence of conflicts of interest.Read More
A2LA’s president simultaneously denied and potentially admitted to violations of ISO 17011, while dismissing a complaint regarding the spinoff organization A2LA Workplace Training.Read More
Contradicting an A2LA executive, the international laboratory accreditation oversight body says it did not approve the creation of A2LA’s new consulting firm.Read More
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- The misadventures of ISO 9001 auditor Ray Battlesbee will return shortly.
UAF Shuts Down TNV Investigation Prematurely, But Clears Oxebridge of False Accusation of “Extortion”UAF cleared TNV while ignoring pages of evidence showing the registrar did not follow rules on responsiveness to complaints.