By May 2023, the Department of Defense (DOD) plans to increase Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) compliance as a prerequisite for contractors to qualify to bid (and ultimately receive contract funds).
Manufacturers, contractors, and suppliers who are members of (and/or affiliated with) the U.S. Defense Industrial Base (DIB) must prepare now to ensure assessment readiness. Fears of a near-term enormous bureaucratic traffic jam are arising as tens of thousands of SMBs scramble to become CMMC compliant to avoid administrative exclusion from the DOD bidding process.
Is your firm still trying to figure out where to start?
Listen in as Withum’s CMMC Advisory Lead, Michael Seip discusses the guidance on charting your path forward with CMMC 2.0.
Viewers Will Learn About
- What the DoD’s latest timeline and phased rollout plan mean for your business
- The first steps to take to improve cybersecurity hygiene in alignment with CMMC
- How NIST 800-171 is related to CMMC and what you need to know now