Top 5 Gov't Contracting Policies Of 2020: Year In Review

By Daniel Wilson (December 21, 2020, 5:19 PM EST) -- This year has seen several big and contentious policy changes affecting government contractors, including the rollout of the Pentagon's sweeping new cybersecurity rule and restrictions on anti-bias training affecting contractors' workforces.

Here are five areas of policy change that have made an impact on government contracting in 2020.

Contractor Call for Flexibility Under New Cybersecurity Program

The U.S. Department of Defense's sweeping Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, or CMMC, will require all defense contractors and subcontractors to have their cybersecurity programs assessed and rated, with a minimum cybersecurity requirement to be attached to all DOD contracts by 2025.

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