How Do I Prepare For a CMMC Audit?

How Do I Prepare For a CMMC Audit?

The first step in preparing for a CMMC audit is to thoroughly understand the CMMC requirements that apply specifically to your organization. CMMC levels range from 1 to 3, with each level increasing in complexity and security controls. It’s important for your...
What is the Difference Between CMMC vs NIST 800-171?

What is the Difference Between CMMC vs NIST 800-171?

In an effort to protect Federal Contract Information (FCI) and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), the Department of Defense (DoD) issued the requirements of NIST 800-171 in 2016.  This publication required that organizations who fulfill contracts for the DoD...
How Can I Afford To Become CMMC Compliant?

How Can I Afford To Become CMMC Compliant?

Achieving compliance with the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) can be a significant investment for organizations, particularly for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with limited resources. As CMMC compliance will no longer be “optional” with...
What is FCI and CUI?

What is FCI and CUI?

Working on contacts for the Federal Government can be confusing with the myriad of acronyms that they use and the rules they require you to follow.  In working with many organization on their Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) journey, we help to...
What are the Top Challenges for Complying With CMMC?

What are the Top Challenges for Complying With CMMC?

As the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) rule comes into effect, many organizations in the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) are concerned about how they will become compliant to retain their current Department od Defense (DoD) contracts and gain new...
What is CMMC Compliance?

What is CMMC Compliance?

CMMC stands for Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification. It is a framework developed by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) to assess and enhance the cybersecurity posture of organizations participating in DoD contracts. The CMMC framework consists of a...