CMMC: Prime Contractors’ Perspectives Recording Available

The CMMC Information Institute recently hosted an event in which we were joined by Nicole Dean, CISO of Accenture Federal Services; David Kessler, Vice President and Associate General Counsel IT & Cybersecurity of BAE Systems; and Michael Connelly, Assistant Compliance and Supply Chain Risk Management Program Manager and Chief Strategist for Classified Policy and Programs for the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. We discussed a range of topics including how their organizations are preparing for CMMC, how their roles as subcontractors shape the way they interact with their own subcontractors, and how organizations should approach dealing with DFARS 252.204-7019 and 252.204-7020 (the requirements that contractors handling CUI submit self-assessment scores to SPRS). A recording of the event is available for our Communities members via the link below.

GovCon Cyber Open Sessions

Topics:

Small businesses and CMMC - how should small businesses prepare for CMMC, and how soon should they start?
CUI marking and handling - what steps is your organization taking to either prevent receiving CUI, or to set up your systems to handle CUI?
Mid-tier and prime contractors and SPRS - is your organization being pressured to submit SPRS scores or other information to your prime contractor?  Is your prime asking you to submit scores even when your organization doesn't receive CUI?

We are hosting a series of virtual "Open Sessions" every 2 weeks for Communities members where members can discuss NIST SP 800-171, CMMC, CUI, and other cybersecurity-related topics.  The idea is to provide a forum through which OSCs, C...

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