CMMC Certification: Why SIEM Should Matter to You

CMMC Certification: Why SIEM Should Matter to You

The cybersecurity maturity model certification (CMMC) is a journey towards proactive security, whereby organizations ultimately shift their focus to preventing security events from occurring in the first place.

Do You Know Which of the CMMC Levels You Should Choose?

Do You Know Which of the CMMC Levels You Should Choose?

Prior to the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, defense contractors were responsible for implementing, maintaining, and assessing their own cybersecurity practices in accordance with the NIST Special Publication 800-171. CMMC aims to improve upon those measures and unify them in a single framework that applies to all defense contractors and subcontractors. It also introduces a number of ...

CMMC Compliance Checklist: 4 Things Not To Overlook

CMMC Compliance Checklist: 4 Things Not To Overlook

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) replaces the current DFARS 252.204-7012 clause that defense contractors currently have to when entering into a contract with the Department of Defense. Based on the NIST SP 800-171 framework, albeit with the addition of various other processes and practices, CMMC compliance spans five levels, with the third one being the minimum requirement ...

What Are the CMMC Level 5 Controls?

What Are the CMMC Level 5 Controls?

Level 5 is the highest of all the CMMC levels, and the most time-consuming and complicated to achieve. While this level only adds 15 new CMMC controls, they are far more complex and burdensome to implement and manage than most of those from previous levels. Furthermore, there is the cumulative challenge of implementing all the controls from previous levels for a grand total of 171. In other ...