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?

CAICO and current state of CMMC training – Ben Tchoubineh (CMMC-AB)

This Q&A session with Ben Tchoubineh (CMMC-AB Chair, Training Committee) delves deeply into the CAICO and current state of CMMC training

Policy templates and tools for CMMC and 800-171

This page has links and reviews of available templates and tools relating to the CMMC and NIST SP 800-171 **Updated February 10, 2021** Please help others in the community by leaving a comment with resource links! Warning – Assessment / Read More

CMMC-AB Jeff Dalton – the CMMC Assessment Process – Part 1

Interview with Jeff Dalton (CMMC-AB) about CMMC assessments. Who is authorized to perform assessments? When should you do a pre-assessment? Can you fix issues found during an assessment?

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

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)

CMMC RM.2.142 Scan for vulnerabilities in organizational systems

This article is an in-depth review of the CMMC Level 2 Requirement RM.2.142 on the topic of vulnerability scanning. I break out frequently asked questions and reference other requirements that are related to vulnerability scanning. This requirement also applies to current DFARS 252.204-7012 and NIST SP 800-171 organizations that hold CUI