The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)

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Kristen Soles

CPA, Partner - Government Contracting Industry Leader

Bhavesh N. Vadhani

CISA, CRISC, CGEIT, PMP, CTRP, Principal, National Director, Cybersecurity, Technology Risk, and Privacy

Prepare your cybersecurity controls and practices to protect DOD data and qualify for federal contracts

The Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) aims to strengthen security controls and practices to help protect sensitive DOD data held by contractors and their supply-chain partners, particularly Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). Starting in 2021, with some elements set to appear in RFIs and RFPs in late 2020, DOD contractors and subcontractors will need to demonstrate compliance with CMMC standards and a certain level of maturity to qualify to win federal contracts, meaning that before the contract award they’ll need to be assessed on up to 171 security practices across 17 security domains, and on the maturity of their security processes. Learn more and start planning to achieve the right level of maturity based on the types of sensitive DOD data your organization handles – or expects to handle in the future.

On-Demand Webinar: Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) – What's new?

Under the CMMC, contractors will be assessed on their implementation of required cybersecurity controls, technical practices, and processes against a maturity scale. Register for this timely webinar to learn what you need to know about CMMC compliance.

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Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC): A road map to compliance

10/7/2020

You know you need Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) to qualify for Defense Department contracts, but where to begin? Use our tool to get started.

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Taking the first steps toward CMMC compliance

6/4/2020 | Bhavesh Vadhani, Kristen Soles, Ali Khraibani

Learn the basics of the practice and process requirements for each level of the Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC).

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FAQ: The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) standard

4/23/2020 | Bhavesh Vadhani, Kristen Soles, Ali Khraibani

Read our answers to the most common questions we receive about the Department of Defense’s new security standard’s components and timing.

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Get the basics: The DOD's new CMMC Standard

3/3/2020 | Bhavesh Vadhani

Here’s what to know about the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) and how to prepare to comply with it.

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