Under the Microscope: The -7024 Clause

The recently published DFARS 252.204-7024 clause allows DoD contracting officers to consider a LOT of attributes when awarding contracts. But, as explored in this article, it does NOT give them the ability to set minimum SPRS scores for contractors.

2022 CMMC Community Contributor Award Winners

Announcing the 2022 CMMC Community Contributor Awardees! These individuals made exceptional contributions to the efforts to protect the US government’s supply chain, and the broader cybersecurity community. We appreciate their efforts and are pleased to recognize the positive contributions they have made!

CMMC 2.0 Model and Scoping Guide Now Available

The US Department of Defense updated their main website (OUSD A&S – Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) (osd.mil)) to include an updated CMMC Model consistent with the information released on Nov. 4 about CMMC 2.0. They also released scoping guidance for CMMC 2.0 Levels 1 and 2, and a hashing approach for preserving evidence. Among (more…)

Analysis of CMMC 2.0

Former CMMC-AB board of directors James Goepel, Mark Berman, and Ben Tchoubineh authored a letter to the President which analyzes why CMMC 2.0 is inconsistent with the President’s recent Executive Order and is harmful to our national security.

July CMMC-AB Town Hall Registration Open

The CMMC-AB’s July town hall will be held July 27 from 6-7 PM Eastern. Click here to register. As always, the event registration is on a first come, first served basis. The town hall has a capacity of 3000 attendees. The event will be recorded and posted on the CMMC-AB website after the event (see (more…)

Gap Assessment Tool Updated

Our free Maturity Level 1 Gap Assessment tool has been overhauled, and now includes the requirements for Maturity Levels 1-3 as per the CMMC Level 3 Assessment Guide. You can download a copy of our tool from our tools page.