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Your technology checklist for achieving CMMC level 4

Your technology checklist for achieving CMMC level 4

The cybersecurity maturity model certification (CMMC) represents the federal government’s next step in the standardization of information security controls and processes throughout the entire DoD supply chain. It applies to the 300,000+ organizations that provide contracting services and products to the DoD.

Technology Checklist for CMMC Level 3

Technology Checklist for CMMC Level 3

Contractors and subcontractors for the United States Department of Defense (DoD) should have a working knowledge of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) framework. It’s the set of guidelines set by the DoD in implementing cybersecurity protocols for contractors. These guidelines augment, and overlap with, the requirements of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement ...

Technology Checklist for CMMC Level 2

Technology Checklist for CMMC Level 2

According to the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), all contractors and subcontractors must be certified before they can bid and work for the US Department of Defense. The CMMC framework categorizes contractors into five maturity levels based on the complexity of their cybersecurity policies.

Technology Checklist for CMMC Level 1

Technology Checklist for CMMC Level 1

  Did the expensive and resource-intensive requirements of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) compliance prevent you from bidding on a US Department of Defense (DoD) contract before? Well, you’ll be happy to know that the DoD is now transitioning to the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) framework. 

The Importance of Endpoint Encryption for DoD CMMC Requirements

The Importance of Endpoint Encryption for DoD CMMC Requirements

One of the most crucial aspects of the Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) requirements involves the strict implementation of data privacy protocols. Both small and large DoD contractors and subcontractors must comply with these requirements, depending on their CMMC level. 

The CMMC Application Process: What You Need to Know

The CMMC Application Process: What You Need to Know

The US Department of Defense (DoD) works with over 300,000 contractors and subcontractors every day. These companies handle a huge amount of sensitive government information, such as federal contract information (FCI) and controlled unclassified information (CUI), making them prime targets for cybercriminals and hostile countries.

5 Tips For Implementing A System Security Plan For The DoD CMMC Framework

5 Tips For Implementing A System Security Plan For The DoD CMMC Framework

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is a universal cybersecurity standard, which applies across the entire supply chain of the US Department of Defense. This includes over 300,000 companies. CMMC builds upon the established NIST SP 800-171 documentation to identify five levels of cybersecurity maturity. Most importantly, it requires that all DoD contractors obtain third-party ...

DoD CMMC FAQs: Questions Answered

DoD CMMC FAQs: Questions Answered

To protect controlled unclassified information (CUI) that the US Department of Defense (DoD) handles, the department initially required its contractors to comply with the cybersecurity requirements of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). However, starting this year, the DoD is shifting to the new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) framework.   To help you and ...

Why Managed Detection and Response is Important for CMMC Version 1.0

Why Managed Detection and Response is Important for CMMC Version 1.0

  Change is the only constant in the world of cybersecurity. The threat landscape continues to evolve as hackers and scammers grow bolder and more consistent as they find ways to obtain confidential data. Reactive measures, such as antivirus software, are no longer nearly enough to protect your organization and the data in its care. Perhaps one of the most alarming trends in recent years is the ...

When should I become DoD CMMC-compliant?

When should I become DoD CMMC-compliant?

Last year, the US Department of Defense (DoD) announced a new rule requiring defense contractors to become fully compliant with the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) process starting in late 2020. The new security standard aims to further secure the supply chain, especially given the relatively slow adoption rate of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), ...