The CMMC Roles: CCP (Certified CMMC Professional)
The previous blog discussed the major role – the RP. The RP is primarily a consultant. The RP is not allowed to be involved in the assessment. The next major role is the Certified CMMC Professionals (CCP). There is some information published on this role. In last month’s CMMC Townhall, the Board announced that the […]
The CMMC Roles: RP (Registered Practitioners)
The CMMC ecosystem has a varied participation. Per the CMMC AB, the potential stakeholders include: CMMC STAKEHOLDERS Third Party Assessor organizations (C3PAO) Organizations Seeking Certification (OSC) Registered Practitioners (RP)-advisors/consultants to prepare OSC ASSESSORS (certified at various levels) INSTRUCTORS LTP TRAINERS (provide instruction) LPP PUBLISHERS (provide curriculum and materials) AB ADVISORS RP Organization (RPO)-consultancies employing RPs […]
CMMC: Not Just Your 800-171 Anymore!
Much has already been published with respect to the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). So, hopefully this introduction will be summarily brief. Let’s start at the beginning. The CMMC was published in 2020 as DoD’s extension to NIST SP 800‑171. The CMMC “certification” is specifically for contractor organizations. It basically is the same as “authorization to operate”. […]
Top 10 Things You Need to Know About CMMC
Recent events have highlighted why cybersecurity is crucial, and its cascading effects. The ransomware hack of the Colonial Pipeline sent gas prices skyrocketing in the US Southeast, causing shortages and untold cascading effects. US companies lose up to $600 billion per year due to lax cybersecurity. Cybersecurity is not just the purveyance of the US […]