The Pentagon’s draft CMMC rule doesn’t exempt small firms from the security standards for defense contractors and subcontractors, but that doesn’t mean they won’t receive any help meeting the requirements.
Cybersecurity expert Derek Kernus explains what was learned when a small business client went through a voluntary Defense Department assessment of how it protects controlled, unclassified information, meeting many of the CMMC requirements.
This video conversation features Matt Travis, CEO of the Cyber AB, and Eric Crusius, partner with Holland & Knight, who give their first impressions on the draft CMMC rule and where things go from here.
The draft rule for how government contractors will protect their customers' information is long and defense as it was two years in the making, but here are five things to keep in mind in putting together your comments.
In the first of a series of videos, we talk to informed observers about what contractors should be doing ahead of the release of the CMMC draft rule and how they should approach what promises to be a massive and complex document for this new cybersecurity standard.
Ola Sage leads one of the CMMC ecosystem's assessment organizations and gives the inside word here on how contractors should move to show they are meeting this new industry-wide cybersecurity standard.