Cyber Maturity Model Certification

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is a new program introduced by the Department of Defense that will serve as framework to enforce Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) requirements.



While you can become CMMC compliant in-house, outsourcing by working with a CMMC consultant is the most effective way to tackle becoming compliant. By outsourcing your security framework to an experienced Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) who specializes in CMMC compliance solutions, you can better prepare for CMMC certification. We offer a list CMMC services ranging from gap assessments, policy development, and full remediation services ensuring you can focus on what you do best with less downtime.

What is CMMC?

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is a new program introduced by the Department of Defense (DoD) that will serve as a framework to enforce Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) requirements.

The purpose of CMMC is not only to assess and enhance a firm's security posture, but also to protect controlled unclassified information (CUI). Better security of CUI from the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) will in turn reduce the risk of losing said information, leading to maintaining stronger national economic security.

In order to assess and enhance security posture, a third-party assessment of your business will be conducted by a C3PAO in order to assign your firm's level of cybersecurity maturity.

Levels of CMMC


Once the assessment is completed by an approved C3PAO, one of five levels will be assigned to rank your security posture and processes. As the levels progress, the more complex and mature the posture is. Each level consists of the practices and procedures detailed, as well as those listed in the lower levels.

Ranging from basic cyber hygiene to advanced or progressive, these levels each entail certain controls and processes that classify a firm's cybersecurity posture. If you're concerned about the level required of your firm by the DoD, they will be specified in all Requests for Information (RFIs) and Requests for Proposals (RFPs). Any entity that does business with the DoD must at least meet the basic Level 1 maturity. This includes all prime and subcontractors.

How Bayside Networks Can Help

Our experts can assess your present CMMC compliance level (security score), then provide you with a written plan and cost structure to make any necessary improvements.

Don't delay if you need help with CMMC compliance issues.   CMMC related system changes are not necessarily difficult, but as we all know, organizational and technology changes always take time to accomplish.  The sooner you start the sooner progress can be made.

Your security score is also an increasingly important competitive attribute of your company.   Prime contractors are increasingly asking their subcontractors for their security score and other related details, and your status in this area could make the difference on receiving (or being able to continue) important contracts.

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