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About Michael Hackmer

Michael Hackmer is part of the ISMS strategic team focused on cybersecurity. At ISMS Applications, our mission is to provide technology that cost effectively automates the building and maintenance of compliance policies for the small to medium sized business (SMB) market, fostering security across the entire supply chain.

CMMC Is Here, But NIST 800-171 Isn’t Going Away Anytime Soon

By |2020-03-07T11:41:16+00:00February 28th, 2020|Categories: Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), NIST 800-171, Webinar|Tags: , |

The announcement of CMMC in Spring 2019 created confusion for contractors and suppliers regarding cybersecurity and compliance requirements. With the release of CMMC V1 and its implementation plan, it’s now clear that NIST 800-171 isn't going away anytime soon. Contractors remain responsible for the determining the security of their subcontractors through their subcontractors’ self-attestation to 800-171. [...]

Who Pays For CMMC Certification? What Will It Cost?

By |2020-03-24T13:21:15+00:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)|

With the release of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), government contractors have asked, "How much will certification cost?" The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition & Sustainment, Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, has published two statements on this, which you can view in their FAQ: The CMMC assessment costs will depend upon several [...]

Department of Defense (DoD) Finalizes CMMC for Government Contractors (Federal Computer Week)

By |2020-05-01T16:06:24+00:00February 1st, 2020|Categories: Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)|Tags: , , , |

According to an article in Federal Computer Week (Pentagon finalizes CMMC standard for contractors), the Pentagon has released the official version 1.0 of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) standard that Department of Defense (DoD) contractors must start to meet in the fall of 2020 and all will need to meet by 2026. Here are some [...]

Survey Finds DoD Contractors Know Little About Cybersecurity Standards / CMMC (FedScoop)

By |2020-04-01T19:06:27+00:00January 25th, 2020|Categories: Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)|

A survey published by Tier 1 Cyber and highlighted in FedScoop shows that few Department of Defense (DoD) contractors are aware of the coming Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) that is coming in the fall of 2020. Here is what you need to know: Tier 1 Cyber survey found that only 24 percent of responding government [...]

Experts Discuss the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Impact On Suppliers, Part 2

By |2020-03-07T11:37:59+00:00October 30th, 2019|Categories: Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), Webinar|Tags: , , , , |

Watch Representatives from several primes are discussing the impact of CMMC on the supplier base. These primes include Jeffrey Dodson (BAE Systems), Christopher Page (Huntington Ingalls Industries), Joel Johnson (Lockheed Martin), and Noble Dean (L3Harris). Watch Webinar

Experts Discuss the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Impact On Suppliers, Part 1

By |2020-03-07T11:38:58+00:00October 30th, 2019|Categories: Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), Webinar|Tags: , |

Watch Katie Arrington, Chief Information Officer, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, discusses CMMC. Watch Webinar .

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