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To standardize and enhance cybersecurity measures with their contractors, the United States DoD rolled out the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification in 2020, which includes five levels of security requirements to protect government information they share with contractors.
CMMC will apply to DoD contractors handling federal contract information and controlled unclassified information as part of a phased rollout. The General Services Administration (GSA) has specified CMMC in several multi-billion dollar solicitations, requesting organizations’ intent to become certified.
Different contracts will have different levels of government information for the job, so there are different levels of CMMC depending on that information.
Level 1 CMMC requirements include basic security measures for:
Level 2 CMMC requirements include more advanced security measures from Level 1, and additional standards for:
Level 3 CMMC requirements include advanced security measures from Levels 1 and 2 and additional standards for:
Level 4 CMMC requirements include all processes from Levels 1-3 with advanced proactive security measures that include:
CMMC was developed to protect sensitive information provided by the government to complete a work contract through a third party contractor. Types of information fall into two categories:
Higher levels of CMMC requirements implement systems to protect against advanced persistent threats (APT). An ATP is an attack where an entity hacks into a computer network without being detected for a long period of time, giving the hackers prolonged, unauthorized access to the computer network.
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