Achieving Cloud Compliance in the Age of CMMC, CUI, and DFARS 7012: How secure are your cloud vendors?
Category: DFARS regulations for cybersecurity
DFARS 252.204-7012 – Part 1, CDI and Covered Info Systems
A guided review of DFARS 252.204-7012 covering the topics: What is a covered contractor information system? What is Covered Defense Information?
System Security Plan for 800-171 and CMMC
How to video and training on what a System Security Plan is, what it is used for, and what a high quality one looks like!
How to submit a NIST SP 800-171 self assessment to SPRS
Answers to common questions about how to submit your NIST SP 800-171 self assessment to SPRS. Register an account, how to handle multiple…
CMMC Level 1 certification and preparation (how-to)
If you are reading this article, you are probably the owner of a small DoD contracting company. You’ve heard something about the CMMC (Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification) either through your prime contractor or the SBA education office. You might be Read More
Conversations from LinkedIn
This page is an index of LinkedIn discussions and posts about CMMC and 800-171. It will be updated over time with new topics.
CMMC-AB Regan Edens interview on DFARS, FedRAMP, and AB authority
This interview with Regan Edens (CMMC-AB Chairman of the Standards Management Committee) clarifies clouds and CMMC, FedRAMP, and DFARS questions for Organizations Seeking Certification (OSCs)
Where is the Easy Button for CMMC? Why MSPs may be the solution.
CMMC and DFARS compliance is too expensive for small businesses. This article describes “easy button” solutions such as a CMMC MSP, using …
DFARS 252.204-7012 or 252.204-7021 enforces NIST 800-171 and CMMC
If you are a Defense Contractor that handles Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), this news is going to be very important for you. DFARS 252.204-7012 Interim Rule Yesterday, the DoD released an interim rule to the Defense Federal Acquisition Rules Supplement Read More
CMMC Glossary, Terms, and Definitions. Who’s who in CMMC
As the CMMC ecosystem grows, it is starting to get hard to track all the key players and concepts. This page is meant as an easy to understand “who’s who” and “what’s what” for the CMMC. This CMMC glossary of Read More
Remote Management & Access Tools for 800-171 and CMMC
A question came up today from a client that has a large remote workforce. “How can my help desk manage end user devices while staying compliant with 800-171 and CMMC?” For example, can we use remote access tools like LogMeIn Read More
DFARS 252.204-7012 controls discussion for CMMC
Why is there a page for DFARS 252.204-7012 on a CMMC website? DFARS 252.204-7012 is a contract requirement for defense contractors that handle or might handle Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). Unlike the CMMC, DFARS 7012 is currently required and should Read More