The Georgia Defense Industrial Base Task Force was developed by the Georgia Department of Economic Development, the Technology Association of Georgia in partnership with various industry stakeholders to assist the DIB with resiliency.

The Task Force’s 2020 goal is to support the defense industrial base developing cyber resiliency with the support of the State of Georgia and other key industry stakeholders.

Through industry partnerships and collaboration, the Task Force provides  training, collaboration, recruitment and compliance assistance for the Defense Industrial Base.

Members and guests of the Task Force receive access to resources and materials to assist them with managing federal compliance requirements including DFARs, ITAR, CMMC and more.




The Task Force is actively recruiting additional subject matter experts to support the mission of the Task Force. If you are part of the DIB and interested in contributing, collaborating, or collecting information related to cyber resiliency please reach out to us.

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Recent Georgia Defense Industrial Base Taskforce News

Defense Innovation Unit (DIU)’s Regional Roadshow is Coming to Atlanta

All innovators, technologists, and those interested in understanding and possibly contributing to our national security are encouraged to attend.

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Snap Tech IT Expert Forum: Navigating Cyber Insurance with FifthWall Solutions & techrug

With the sheer frequency of cyber-attacks on businesses over the last two years, cyber insurance is quickly becoming a necessity to ensure losses are covered in the event of a malicious cyber-attack. Demand for this type of protection has increased faster than most can get their heads around, leaving us with crucial questions as to how cyber insurance works and just how well our businesses are being protected.

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CMMC Updates: Pushing Forward to May 2023 Interim Rule

Sweeping changes have taken place with the leadership infrastructure related to CMMC. Now, DoD CIO is leading the charge & this realignment is chartered with consolidating industry-related cybersecurity programs in an effort to maximize collaboration across the Defense Industrial Base Cybersecurity programs. DoD CIO is pushing forward, requesting an interim rule by May 2023. What does all this mean for DoD subcontractors preparing for certification?

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2021 CMMC Summit

CMMC Compliance: Keeping it Simple

Keynote by Dr. Joye Purser

UGA SBDC NIST 800 171 + Beyond Training

Peer Panel

'Solutions' Provider Panel


Task Force Members


2020 State of Georgia Information Security and Cybersecurity Ecosystem Report
DOD Officials Discuss Cybersecurity Standards
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CMMC model for the implementation of assessments

CMMC-AB Credentialing and Accreditations National Conversation

The CMMC Training Ecosystem

An Overview with CMMC AB Board Chairman, Ty Schieber

Recent Georgia Defense Industrial Base Taskforce blog posts

Georgia’s Role in Cybersecurity – Nationally and Globally

By Larry Williams, President and CEO, Technology Association of Georgia

July 22, 2022

Helping members navigate radical complexity – and protect the tech ecosystem

By Larry Williams, President and CEO, Technology Association of Georgia

February 25, 2022

Friday Feature: Cybersecurity in Georgia and Beyond

By Larry K. Williams, President & CEO, Technology Association of Georgia

February 5, 2021

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