Building a CMMC Compliance Checklist for Level 3 Certification

Building a CMMC Compliance Checklist for Level 3 Certification

Most organizations wanting to contract or subcontract with the Department of Defense should aim for CMMC level 3. This is the minimum required level for handling controlled unclassified information (CUI), and compliance will be fully enforced from October 2025.

What Are the CMMC Level 3 Controls?

What Are the CMMC Level 3 Controls?

While the controls introduced in CMMC levels 1 and 2 present the bare minimum of adequate security, the third level is where things culminate. This is also the level that most organizations should be aiming for, not least because it presents the minimum baseline security standards required for an organization to legally handle controlled unclassified information (CUI).