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C3 Integrated Solutions and Steel Root Merge to Help the DIB Manage Technology, Security, and CMMC Compliance

Industry veteran Marc Pantoni joins as CEO; new capital investment from M/C Partners enables combined entity to further develop and expand its platform approach to CMMC-focused managed services for the DIB  November 16, 2022 – Arlington, VA & Salem, MA – Two IT and cybersecurity leaders that specialize in securing the nation’s Defense Industrial Base (DIB) announced their merger toda...

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The C3 Journey Continues: New Opportunities with a Great New Partner

We’ve come a long way…what started with a couple of guys sitting in a bar scheming about starting their own business has grown into a three-time Inc. 5000 award recipient with a mission to support our national security by securing the most vulnerable members of our supply chain. As we consider our journey from that bar until now, we’re grateful to be part of a true American success story, bu...

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Are You Ready for CMMC? What to Look for in an MSP to Help Smooth Your Path to Compliance

The Department of Defense (DoD) has indicated that CMMC 2.0 requirements will begin to appear in contracts in Spring 2023. If you’re already working with the DoD – or are interested in competing for DoD contracts – you’ll need to become CMMC compliant in order to bid on DoD contracts.  For businesses that outsource some, or all of their IT services, this also means you should be looking f...

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C3 Lands on Inc. 5000 List for Third Consecutive Year

For the third consecutive year, C3 Integrated Solutions landed on the Inc. 5000 list, ranking No. 1544 of the fastest growing private companies, the 63rd fastest growing company in Virginia and the 88th fastest growing IT Management company in the U.S. This coveted award is a result of the 414% growth over three years. “We’re thrilled to be named to this prestigious list for the third year ...

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Macs and CMMC: Can They be Compliant?

Where there is a will, there is a way... Mac computers continue to grow in popularity; they’ve now moved well outside the purview of design firms, and can be found in-use across all industry sectors, including defense contractors. Many Mac users proudly boast about their enhanced security, while PC devotees maintain otherwise. The reality is that ALL compute platforms offer a level of risk, and...

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Cross Cloud Collaboration Is Here (Sort Of)

It’s here!  It’s finally here!  Well, sort of… Microsoft recently announced at its Build Conference that collaboration across clouds is (finally) in public preview.  Cross cloud collaboration allows organizations in different clouds (i.e. Commercial, GCC, GCC High) to share information with one another.  This has been the single biggest impediment to government cloud adoption (in addi...

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Microsoft Licensing – Do I Really Need the E/G 5?

Microsoft licensing is about as a clear as mud. There are standalone licenses and bundled licenses, security add-ons and compliance add-ons, Office 365 and Microsoft 365. If that’s not confusing enough, let’s also not forget that some bundles go inside other bundles….and somewhere along the line, G-series licenses got thrown into the mix as well. How do organizations begin to sort the option...

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Why Ukraine Matters to Your Business

We’ve all seen the news and watched in horror as war has once again, come to Europe.  We don’t know what will happen in Ukraine, but every indication is that this will not end quickly, and unfortunately, it could get worse before it gets better.  As Americans, as business owners, and especially those in the defense sector, we must assume that cyber threats will only increase.  We’re alrea...

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Why Moving to GovCloud Should Be Your First Step Towards Compliance

CMMC 2.0 delivered much-needed relief to defense contractors stressing over the time and cost of becoming compliant.  Eliminating the maturity requirements, as well as two of the five levels of maturity lowers the bar for compliance significantly and reduces costs dramatically.  For a comprehensive review of all the changes, be sure to check out our earlier blog on the CMMC 2.0 release. While th...

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CMMC 2.0 – Round 2 of Reactions

By now, we all know the Department of Defense (DoD) and the CMMC Accreditation Body (CMMC AB) have had a course correction…and many consider it a near about-face. In the beginning of November, the DoD announced a 2.0 version of CMMC, which removed levels 2 and 4 from CMMC 1.0/1.2 as well as its maturity requirements. They also noted that not all companies will be required to complete a third-par...

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