AFCEA CMMC Symposium Goes Virtual; Bill Wootton to Speak

AFCEA CMMC Symposium Goes Virtual; Bill Wootton to Speak AFCEA International announced last week that its CMMC Symposium, led by keynote speaker Katie Arrington, will move to a virtual experience on April 23, 2020.  As CMMC rolls out later this year, the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) is watching closely to see how it will be affected. The certification challenges the industry with many i...

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The Top Ten Things You Need to Know About CMMC

Here's What You Must Know About CMMC The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) was officially launched on January 31st, ushering in a new era of visibility and accountability for defense contractors. CMMC brings sweeping changes on how the Department of Defense (DoD) views cybersecurity. CMMC aims to build upon the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) and Natio...

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CMMC Version 0.7 Released

CMMC Version 0.7 Released – Some Initial Thoughts The Department of Defense (DoD) Office of the Undersecretary of Defense Acquisition and Sustainment [OUSD(A&S)] released version 0.7 of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification last week. Keeping with the trend of continual refinement, version 0.7 shed light on Level 4 and 5 as promised. Here’s our takeaways: On Time, On Target If ...

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Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Basics for DoD Contractors

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Basics A working group of the government, universities, and private companies are developing the next evolution of cybersecurity standard for DoD contractors. According to the CMMC FAQ's, "The intent of the CMMC is to combine various cybersecurity control standards such as NIST SP 800-171, NIST SP 800-53, ISO 27001, ISO 27032, AIA NAS9933 and others into...

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