CMMC is a set of regulations designed to secure the defense industrial base (DIB). Organizations need to walk through five levels to meet the set requirements. Complying with these standards reduces the risk of cybersecurity breaches. The CMMC standards ascertain that your organization maintains basic cyber hygiene while performing the recommended cybersecurity processes.
With CMMC, your organization can manage and secure controlled unclassified information (CUI) with ease. CUI comprises all the data originating from the DoD. In case of any cybersecurity events, the DoD expects your organization to have a comprehensive reporting procedure. The third-party evaluation ascertains that you are compliant with these regulations.
The certification process will analyze your company’s cyber behavior and provide a level 1 to 5 rating, determining your eligibility to bid on specific contracts. CMMC will require you to comply with expanded requirements and controls, including: