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What You Need To Know

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is the standard response from the Department of Defense regarding notable compromises within contractors' information systems. It is used for implementing cybersecurity throughout the defense industrial base (DIB), which consists of over 300,000 organizations.

Latest Update

Version 1.0 was published January 31, 2020

Who Requires It?

All Department of Defense contractors require a CMMC certification, including all suppliers in the supply chain, SMBs, commercial contractors, and foreign suppliers.

Assessment

Contractors are responsible for implementing, monitoring, and certifying proper security is in place for protecting their data systems and any important DoD information. However, an independent 3rd party is also required to assess the contractors' compliance.

Framework

Five (5) certification levels are required to confirm proper security:
1. Fundamental Cyber Hygeine - using antivirus applications, employee password update protocols
2. Intermediate Security - protection of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) using portions of the S Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST’s) Special Publication 800-171 Revision 2 (NIST 800-171 r2) security requirements.
3. Utilizing all NIST 800-171 r2 Security Requirements in an organization-wide cyber protection plan
4. A review board is in place to evaluate instilled practices, techniques and procedures
5. Set a standard process to detects and respond.

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