Over the course of two years, Horne has established himself as one of the thought leaders around cybersecurity regulations and federal contract legislation. In his new role, Horne will continue to be an industry evangelist and educator for over 100,000 DoD Contractors comprising the DIB. These commercial businesses are actively working to comply with existing DFARS 7012 requirements and the forthcoming DFARS 7019, 7020, and 7021 final rulings that will fully integrate Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) mandates for future Department of Defense (DoD) acquisitions.