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C3PAO for CMMC

We have been talking with CMMC maturity Level 1 and Level 3 seekers for months now, and one thing we keep hearing is, “I am looking for a C3PAO to do our CMMC audit.” My immediate reaction is, “Oh, so you ready for the audit? You have all 110+ controls covered, with 300 or so […]

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It’s a win-win for Maryland small businesses: Lower taxes and cybersecurity

Every small company seeks to pay lower taxes to increase their profit margins on products and services that they provide. Now in Maryland that opportunity exists and with the added benefit of enhanced cybersecurity.

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CMMC Update and Emergency Action by the DoD

The CMMC is making progress towards training new CMMC auditors. With the first round of trainees through, they are gearing up to begin the next round. This is an exciting time, and recently we have seen an emergency action that is now included in the finalization of the DFARS rules change.  Approved by the Office […]

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CMMC: The Journey So Far

Let the Games Begin After its announcement in January 2020, we have been anxiously awaiting more information on the implementation of the CMMC standard. Summit Business Technology has been on top of every announcement and preparing for the application process to become a C3PAO certified auditor. Beginning June 20th, the CMMC board began accepting applications. […]

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The 5 P’s of CMMC: Why Wait And See Is A Bad Mentality

It is now June, and we are still waiting on the finalization of the audit process and training of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) auditors. This is one of the final steps before members of the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) can begin the audit process, and eventually receive the coveted CMMC certification level required […]

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Offset The Cost of Your CMMC Assessment

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is redefining the cybersecurity requirements for all companies that work with the Department of Defense (DoD) in any capacity. This means that these companies will need to take the time to analyze their cybersecurity solution and compare it to the listed requirements for each certification level—if you don’t have […]

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CMMC: What You Need To Know

The new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) framework was presented in January of 2020, which details tiers of cybersecurity best practices, which all 300,000 members of the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) will need to be certified in. As of the writing of this article, the AB is still finalizing the criteria to certify the auditors […]