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Expert Breakdown of 3 Commonly Failed CMMC Controls :

…And How To Prepare For Your Assessment  Author: Steven Burchett, Firewater Advisors Board Member If your organization works on any contracts in the defense industry, you know the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) guidelines require compliance for many projects starting in 2023.  In the coming years, only compliant companies that have completed an assessment will …

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Most Frequently Asked Questions About CMMC

https://vimeo.com/797532522/147be7c7b3 Firewater Advisors asked nationally-renowned cybersecurity expert Wayne Shaw some of the most commonly-asked questions about CMMC certification and the Awareness and Training Domain. Q:  Why Does My Organization Want CMMC Certification? A:  You organization needs to pass either the CMMC self-assessment or assessment by an auditor, or you don’t go after DOD contracts. That …

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Cybersecurity Training

The $10 Million Nightmare: Why EVERYONE Needs Cybersecurity Training

PRO TIP: The best tips and rules and policies work best when EVERYONE is aware, trained, and routinely tested and reminded. A teacher properly flagged a phishing email, but someone inside the Baltimore County School system’s network didn’t follow the guidelines. 2.5 years and a nearly $10 Million network upgrade later, and the FBI and …

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CMMC Questions

Expert Answers to Top 5 CMMC Questions

Organizations across the USA–who are actively taking and bidding on government contracts—have shared their confusion with the program: the various levels, program changes, an interim rule, and moving dates on when the requirements might take effect.   With those challenges in mind, the team at Firewater Advisors invited CMMC Registered Practitioner and national cybersecurity expert Wayne …

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