May 13th 2022 After years of delays, the CMMC rulemaking process and subsequent rollout seems to be on track. In fact, the latest update by CMMC director Stacy Bostjanick this week suggests that it might be progressing faster than initially announced. Instead of July of 2023 the new expectation is that CMMC requirements will take effect

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April 14th 2022 Earlier this week CMMC director Stacy Bostjanick announced an official timeline for the CMMC rollout. The Pentagon plans to publish the CMMC ‘interim rule’ by May 2023, with initial requirements showing up in DoD contracts 60 days after the rule publication: https://insidecybersecurity.com/share/13400 Depending on the current status, we estimate 6-12 months to prepare for

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11/18/2021 November 4th 2021 the DoD announced CMMC 2.0 as the latest iteration of its new Cybersecurity & Compliance Framework for its contractors and the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) which introduced significant changes to the CMMC program it had started rolling out in with pilot contracts in early 2021. The recent changes were made to consider

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What Is the CMMC?The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is a new cybersecurity framework by the US Department of Defense (DoD) for the DoD supply chain and its contractors. The goal of the new CMMC compliance requirement is to protect Federal Contract Information (FCI) and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). This new umbrella standard includes requirements from NIST

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For many companies, it would be a nightmare to discover that they are the latest unwitting victim of a ransomware attack, capable of crippling computer systems and locking up data if a payment isn’t made to cybercriminals. There’s no magic wand that can make a ransomware attack simply disappear – with no impact at all

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