From the Summer 2021 Issue

Chesapeake Science & Security Corridor Supports Army Readiness, Resilience Through Networked Defense Industry Base and CMMC Framework

Karen Holt
Deputy Director and Federal Installation Administrator | Harford County Government, MD

The Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor (CSSC)’s epicenter is Harford County, MD, home to Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG). Inside the gates of this 100+ tenant Department of Defense (DoD) Research, Development, Test & Evaluation (RDT&E) megabase are six Centers of Excellence including C5ISR, and the highest concentration of advanced degrees on a U.S. military installation. Outside its gates, more than 150 defense companies stand at the ready to support a military-critical mission in readiness and resilience. And between them now lies an impending, evolving certification compliance in cybersecurity that impacts acquisition, teaming, performance integrity and . . .

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