CMMC AB Proposes “Pay to Play” Program

By Kathryn Daily, CISSP, CAP, RDRP On Saturday, September 12th, the CMMC Accreditation Body (AB) posted a page to their website that advertised for a “Partnership Program” where contracting companies could pay up to $500,000 for a CMMC AB stamp of approval. The proposed program consists of five levels ranging…

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CMMC Assessors Requirements Announced

By Kathryn Daily, CISSP, CAP, RDRP Despite the current pandemic, the CMMC AB (Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body) is moving right along. They have now announced the requirements to become a Certified Professional (CP), Certified Assessor (CA), Certified Third Party Assessment Organization (C3PAO), or Registered Practitioner. The C3PAO will…

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CMMC Continues to Mature

By Kathryn Daily, CISSP, CAP, RDRP CMMC is still a hot conversation topic in the DoD world.  The model as well as the process surrounding the model continue to develop and has largely stuck to the initial schedule set out by Katie Arrington at the onset of this project, no…

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CMMC – What We Know and What We Don’t

By Kathryn Daily, CISSP, CAP, RDRP So by now, I’m sure you’ve seen a ton of articles on the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) initiative. A lot of information has been released but there are still a lot of unknowns. What We Know We know that it’s mandatory for all…

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