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7 Reasons Why You Need a CMMC Assessment and How Charles IT Can Help

7 Reasons Why You Need a CMMC Assessment and How Charles IT Can Help

October, 2020 | Foster Charles

The defense industrial base (DIB) is one the world’s biggest supply chains, comprising more than 300,000 organizations. This includes any business or institution which has contracts with the US DoD, [...]

CMMC News You Need to Know: Regulations Still on the Way

CMMC News You Need to Know: Regulations Still on the Way

October, 2020 | Foster Charles

The regulatory landscape is constantly changing to the extent many organizations are finding it hard to keep up. However, achieving and maintaining compliance is critical for holding on to lucrative [...]

CMMC Certification Levels: What Is the Right Level for My Company?

CMMC Certification Levels: What Is the Right Level for My Company?

October, 2020 | Foster Charles

  With the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Version 1.0 finally released, contractors looking to work for the Department of Defense (DoD) are wondering what CMMC level they should [...]

Your technology checklist for achieving CMMC level 4

Your technology checklist for achieving CMMC level 4

September, 2020 | Foster Charles

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 [...]

Technology Checklist for CMMC Level 2

Technology Checklist for CMMC Level 2

September, 2020 | Foster Charles

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 [...]

Technology Checklist for CMMC Level 1

Technology Checklist for CMMC Level 1

September, 2020 | Foster Charles

  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 [...]

The CMMC Application Process: What You Need to Know

The CMMC Application Process: What You Need to Know

September, 2020 | Foster Charles

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 [...]

DoD CMMC FAQs: Questions Answered

DoD CMMC FAQs: Questions Answered

September, 2020 | Foster Charles

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 [...]

Why Managed Detection and Response is Important for CMMC Version 1.0

Why Managed Detection and Response is Important for CMMC Version 1.0

September, 2020 | Foster Charles

  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 [...]

When should I become DoD CMMC-compliant?

When should I become DoD CMMC-compliant?

September, 2020 | Foster Charles

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 [...]

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