Why Security Awareness Training Is Essential for CMMC Compliance

Why Security Awareness Training Is Essential for CMMC Compliance

The US Department of Defense (DoD) works with over 100,000 companies and their subcontractors that are part of the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) sector. This sector “enables research and development, as well as design, production, delivery, and maintenance of military weapons systems, subsystems, and components or parts, to meet US military requirements.” Given the amount of money and highly ...

How Does Vulnerability Scanning Keep My Company Compliant?

How Does Vulnerability Scanning Keep My Company Compliant?

Maintaining compliance with government regulations can be daunting for many companies. This is especially true when it comes to the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), which requires Department of Defense (DoD) contractors to implement specific security controls in order to protect sensitive data pertaining to national security.

How Dark Web Monitoring Can Help Achieve CMMC 2.0 Compliance

How Dark Web Monitoring Can Help Achieve CMMC 2.0 Compliance

On November 4, 2021, the US Department of Defense (DoD) announced a massive revamp of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC 1.0) program. The new framework, dubbed CMMC 2.0, aims to eliminate red tape for small- and medium-sized businesses and strengthen cooperation between the DoD and contractors in addressing ever-evolving cyberthreats.

How Encryption Can Help Keep Your Organization Compliant

How Encryption Can Help Keep Your Organization Compliant

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) guides organizations in building and strengthening their cybersecurity posture into manageable chunks. Apart from specifying controls that every Department of Defense (DoD) contractor and subcontractor must implement, the CMMC model also requires key cyber initiatives to ensure that data is protected on all fronts from unauthorized access. One ...

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.