Final CMMC Rule Reaches Critical Milestone

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In this episode, Eric Poppe, a Managing Director in Cherry Bekaert’s Government Contractor Industry practice is joined by Matt Schiavone, Managing Director, and Brian Kirk, Senior Manager in the Firm’s Information Assurance & Cybersecurity practice to discuss the Department of Defense (DoD) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) 2.0 program milestone and what contractors should be doing now to prepare.

Listen in as they share insights into the:

  • Recent updates to the final CMMC rule, including next steps and an updated expectation on when it will go final
  • Projected timeline implications for contractors and action steps to prepare
  • Recommendations for ensuring preparedness for timely achieving a certification

If you have any questions regarding CMMC, Cherry Bekaert’s Information Assurance & Cybersecurity and Government Contracting advisors are available to discuss your situation with you. Cherry Bekaert is authorized by the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Accreditation Body, Inc. (The Cyber AB) as a CMMC Third-Party Assessment Organization (C3PAO). As an authorized C3PAO, Cherry Bekaert assists DoD contractors seeking a CMMC assessment with CMMC readiness and Defense Industrial Base Cybersecurity Assessment Center (DIBCAC) Joint Surveillance Voluntary Level 2 assessments in partnership with the DIBCAC.

Having undergone Level 2 assessment as a Firm, Cherry Bekaert has a deep understanding of the assessment process to guide DoD contractors seeking a CMMC assessment.

Catch up on Cherry’s Bekaert’s previous guidance pertaining to CMMC 2.0:

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