CMMC Compliance Countdown

CMMC Compliance Countdown

A Brief History of CMMC CMMC includes the same 110 controls central to NIST 800-171, with one key difference: CMMC mandates an independent third-party assessment by a C3PAO (CMMC Third-Party Assessor Organization). Since 2017, defense contractors handling controlled unclassified information (CUI) have needed to comply with NIST 800-171. Therefore, the question isn’t about when defense…

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Common Misconceptions About CMMC Compliance

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) has become a crucial framework for organizations looking to enhance their cybersecurity measures, especially those dealing with sensitive government contracts. However, as with any complex system, misconceptions about CMMC compliance abound. In this article, we’ll debunk some common myths surrounding CMMC to provide a clearer understanding of its requirements and…

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