CMMC Third-Party Assessment Organization (C3PAO) Services

CohnReznick is an authorized C3PAO by the Cyber AB and can conduct CMMC Level 2 maturity assessments for organizations seeking certification. The CMMC Level 1 assessment is a self-assessment and Level 3 is currently being positioned to be completed by the DOD Defense Industrial Base Cybersecurity Assessment Center (DIBCAC).

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Our C3PAO services

  • Sponsor CMMC assessments:
    • Engage certified assessors (“provisional assessors” during the joint voluntary assessment program rollout period)
    • Perform assessments
    • Review the quality of assessments
    • Submit assessment results to the designated authority 
  • Project-manage the assessment process
  • Conduct mock assessments leveraging our Level 2 audit experience to attain C3PAO status 

Registered Provider Organization (RPO) services

The RPO certification acknowledges that CohnReznick is familiar with the basic constructs of the CMMC Standard and can deliver non-certified CMMC consulting services. As an RPO, we can guide and prepare organizations toward their desired level of CMMC maturity.

Our RPO services

  • Conduct CMMC readiness assessments
  • Perform CUI flow analysis
  • Develop policies and procedures, including POAMs and SSPs
  • Provide training, coaching, tools, and templates to help with CMMC assessments 
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The government contracting advantage

Working with a CMMC services provider that also has significant bench strength in the government contracting arena can help ensure that your financial and procurement processes are compliant, efficient, and effective to help increase your chances of winning federal contracts. 

Our team offers:

  • Knowledge of how to flow down allowable CMMC costs to government agencies
  • Extensive experience helping contractors maximize points on contracts
  • Full lifecycle support of contracts once you win them
  • Dedication to educating contractors on the latest industry trends and processes through our GovCon360° Resource Center

CMMC offerings

Strategic program management solutions

  • Program and project management office (PMO) design and implementation
  • Compliance, monitoring, and risk management

Data services

  • Identification, inventory, and mapping of Federal Contract Information (FCI) and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) systems and flows

CMMC assessment assistant services

  • Evidence management from repository setup to evidence tracking
  • Scheduling and tracking 
  • Management reporting

Post-assessment services

  • Risk assessments with the aim of maintaining the desired CMMC maturity levels 

CMMC readiness assessment services 

  • Readiness Assessment per target CMMC maturity level, including identifying gaps and developing plans of actions and milestones (POAM) to remedy gaps
  • External penetration testing
  • Vulnerability assessments
  • Training and awareness services: Cybersecurity, phishing, and ransomware
  • Policy development for each domain
  • Process documentation for each practice (Maturity Level 2 and above)
  • Security and resource (staffing and funding) plan development (ML3 and above)
  • Operating the CMMC PMO during the remediation process:
    • Project definition: Objectives, timeline, resources (technical, personnel, budget)
    • Vendor selection assistance, if required
    • Program oversight: Reporting, issue management and escalation, POAM updates
  • CMMC Third-Party Assessor Organization (C3PAO) selection assistance

Get in touch with our specialists

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Kristen Soles

CPA, Partner - Managing Partner, Advisory - Global Consulting Solutions and Government Contracting Industry Leader
Bhavesh Vadhani

Bhavesh Vadhani

CISA, CRISC, CGEIT, PMP, CDPSE, Principal, Global Leader, Cybersecurity, Technology Risk, and Privacy

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