Doing business with the Federal government has always had its share of requirements and regulations, especially when it comes to storing, processing, or transmitting any sensitive data. In fact, organizations doing business with the Federal government involving sensitive data are well acquainted with the cybersecurity controls they must implement based on controls from well-known frameworks such as the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-53 (NIST SP 800-53) and NIST SP 800-171. However, in the last several years these controls (and the method by which organizations must demonstrate compliance have drastically changed, culminating in the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Framework.
Official DoD Acquisition Site for CMMC Program Info: https://www.acq.osd.mil/cmmc/
Official Site of the CMMC Program: https://cmmcab.org/
Official NIST Site for publications such as 800-53, 800-171: https://csrc.nist.gov/publications
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