NIST SP 800-171/CMMC 2.0 Self-Assessment Tool Updated to Include Automated FAR and Above and SPRS Scoring, and More

We are excited to announce the release of the new version of our CMMC 2.0/NIST SP 800-171 Self-Assessment Tool. This version includes automated FAR and Above and SPRS scoring and much more!

The $0 CMMC Level 2 Compliance Fallacy

Government representatives have stated that complying with CMMC 2.0 Level 2 shouldn’t cost contractors or the government anything, because contractors have been attesting to the government that they are doing these things for years. This article explores why this is correct only for a small minority (17 out of 110) of the controls in CMMC 2.0 Level 2.

When is CUI not CUI?

Imagine the following scenario: As part of Project Road Runner, a new initiative, the United States Army, a portion of the Department of Defense (“DoD”) wants to purchase three dozen anvils. The anvils must meet specific size, strength, and weight requirements. DoD has already performed a search and is not able to find a COTS (more…)

On NIST SP 800-171, NFO Controls and Polices, Procedures, and Plans

With CMMC 2.0, DoD removed process maturity as an assessed requirement. Some commentators are suggesting that NIST 800-171’s “NFO” controls inherently require policies. We explore the requirement in this article.

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.