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