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Backup & Disaster Recovery's role in the CMMC framework

Backup & Disaster Recovery's role in the CMMC framework

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) framework is the basis for Department of Defense (DoD) efforts to safeguard controlled unclassified information (CUI) across its vast worldwide supply chain. This framework comprises 171 practices that are stacked across 17 domains and 43 capabilities, each of which belongs to one of the maturity levels in the model.

What Security Services Are Necessary to Be Compliant with CMMC 2.0?

What Security Services Are Necessary to Be Compliant with CMMC 2.0?

On November 4, 2021, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced a massive overhaul of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC 1.0) program. The new framework, dubbed CMMC 2.0, is still being finalized and not yet publicly available, raising a lot of questions for many Defense Industrial Base (DIB) contractors and subcontractors about how they’ll need to adjust.

CMMC 2.0: Understanding the New Framework

CMMC 2.0: Understanding the New Framework

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is a cybersecurity assessment program developed by the US Department of Defense (DoD). It is aimed at measuring the maturity of a defense contractor’s cybersecurity processes toward demonstrating compliance with standards for protecting federal contract information (FCI) and controlled unclassified information (CUI). 

Your Top 5 CMMC 2.0 Questions Answered

Your Top 5 CMMC 2.0 Questions Answered

The Department of Defense’s (DoD) announcement of revamping their Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program has left many contractors trying to understand how the update will affect their compliance needs and audit requirements. To offer clarity and guidance on the new framework, we put together a list of the top five questions companies have been asking about CMMC 2.0.

Which CMMC 2.0 Level Is Right for Your Company?

Which CMMC 2.0 Level Is Right for Your Company?

In January 2020, the US Department of Defense (DoD) launched the first version of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC 1.0) framework. This framework was created to ensure that appropriate cybersecurity measures were in place to protect the following types of information: 

What Companies Should Know About the DoD’s CMMC Update

What Companies Should Know About the DoD’s CMMC Update

On November 4, 2021, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced several changes to the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program, now referred to as CMMC 1.0. CMMC 2.0, the updated version of the framework, is a culmination of the DoD’s months-long internal review of CMMC 1.0’s implementation and significant changes to the program’s strategic direction.

The Timeline for CMMC 2.0 Rollout: What You Should Know

The Timeline for CMMC 2.0 Rollout: What You Should Know

In November 2021, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced that the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) will be undergoing three major changes to help reduce costs, streamline the compliance process, and be better aligned with other federal standards.

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) 2.0: 3 Big Changes

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) 2.0: 3 Big Changes

Major changes are underway for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program. Previewed in an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on November 4, 2021, the revamped program is called “CMMC 2.0”. This new certification model promises to streamline compliance for defense contractors and their suppliers, specifically by cutting the red tape, clarifying cybersecurity regulatory and ...

The Strategy Behind the DoD’s CMMC Update

The Strategy Behind the DoD’s CMMC Update

After months of internal study, the Department of Defense (DoD) has revealed its intention of updating the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program. The following are the eight different strategic lines of thinking behind the DoD’s efforts to modify and expand the program.

Charles IT Acquires Managed Services Provider NST Systems, Inc.

Charles IT Acquires Managed Services Provider NST Systems, Inc.

Jan. 3, 2022, Middletown, Conn.–– Charles IT, a leading provider of advanced cybersecurity and compliance services, has acquired NST Systems Inc. to expand its offerings throughout Connecticut and metro New York.