All vendors who aspire to work within the supply chain of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) are required to comply with the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). Various levels of CMMC is required in terms of the cybersecurity practices and processes that organizations are expected to follow as a matter of protocol before bidding on a contract. Certified assessors and cybersecurity experts at databrackets can support your organization to undergo the assessment and define steps to bridge the gaps.
Why does CMMC Certification Matter?
The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is designed to support businesses protect sensitive data from intellectual property theft. With cybersecurity being a key priority for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), CMMC Certification is a mandatory requirement starting 2024 for all vendors who aspire to bid on contracts and work within the supply chain of the DoD. The various levels of the CMMC assure the DoD that the processes and practices followed by the vendor ensure the safety of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) and Federal Contract Information (FCI) and the flow of that information.