CMMC 2.0 — DoD’s Pincer Movement

November 28th, 2021|Categories: CMMC, Compliance, DFARS & NIST SP 800-171, Fundamentals, Information Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By Matthew Titcombe, CISSP, CMMC Provisional Assessor Lvl 1-3, CISO, Gigit; CEO, Peak InfoSec Definition of pincer movement 1: a military attack by two coordinated forces that close in on an enemy position from different directions 2: a [...]

8-10 June 2021 || RMISC 2021: CMMC is coming…It’s not stopping with the DoD… Are you Ready?

April 25th, 2021|Categories: CMMC, Compliance, DFARS & NIST SP 800-171, Events, Information Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Join our CEO as he presents for a 3rd time at the Rocky Mountain Information Security Conference (RMISC) on "CMMC is coming…It’s not stopping with the DoD… Are you Ready?" Register at https://www.rmisc.org/

28 April 2021 || How Do I Prepare for the CMMC Process?

April 17th, 2021|Categories: CMMC, Compliance, DFARS & NIST SP 800-171, Events, Information Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Our CEO, Matt Titcombe will join in on Lark Security's CMMC webinar series. You can register for the presentation at Lark Security CMMC Webinar Series Part 2/3 (hubspotpagebuilder.com)

14 April 2021 || What is the CMMC?

April 14th, 2021|Categories: CMMC, Compliance, DFARS & NIST SP 800-171, Events, Information Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Our CEO, Matt Titcombe presented on "What is CMMC? in support of a Lark Security webinar series. You can see the presentation at Webinar Series - Part 1 - What is the CMMC? - Lark Security (lark-security.com) [...]

CMMC, Split Tunneling, and COVID

April 7th, 2021|Categories: CMMC, Compliance, DFARS & NIST SP 800-171, Fundamentals, Information Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By Matthew Titcombe, CISSP, CMMC Provisional Assessor Lvl 1-3, CISO, Gigit; CEO, Peak InfoSec Not quite the normal title…. Cybersecurity Maturity Model (CMMC), Split Tunneling, and COVID. During the pandemic, many Department of Defense (DOD) contractors’ businesses were [...]

17 March 2021 || CMMC & The Race to Remain Competitive with DoD Contracts

March 17th, 2021|Categories: CMMC, Compliance, DFARS & NIST SP 800-171, Events, Information Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

If you’re interested in getting or retaining Department of Defense federal contracts and haven’t been paying attention to CMMC (Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification) discussions, you can no longer ignore the inevitable. Becoming CMMC compliant is a must-do -- [...]

8 March 2021 || Tales from the CMMC Assessment Preparation Trenches

March 8th, 2021|Categories: CMMC, Compliance, DFARS & NIST SP 800-171, Events, Information Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Join us for an upcoming event hosted by the CMMC Information Institute.  Our CEO, Matt Titcombe will be joining Tara Lemieux and Matt Gilbert for a panel discussion focused on getting clients ready for a CMMC Assessment. Register [...]

3rd Annual Denver Managed Security Services Forum

February 16th, 2021|Categories: CMMC, Compliance, DFARS & NIST SP 800-171, Events, Information Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

On the 16th, our CEO spoke on two panels and provided a short introduction to CMMC.  The video can be seen at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9125eh8npw&feature=youtu.be

CMMC Assessment Preparations with CMMC C3PAOs

February 11th, 2021|Categories: CMMC, Compliance, DFARS & NIST SP 800-171, Events, Information Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In this panel discussion, Stacey High-Brinkley, Jerry Leishman, and Matt Titcombe, who all lead CMMC​ AB accredited C3PAOs, discuss how Organizations Seeking Certification (OSCs) can prepare for assessments, what assessors will be looking for in terms of [...]

M&A Dealmaking: Cybersecurity’s Impact on Your Acquisition Strategy

December 16th, 2020|Categories: CMMC, Compliance, DFARS & NIST SP 800-171, Events, Information Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Our CEO, Matt Titcombe discusses the significant and growing impact of cybersecurity on M&A deals and the role CISOs and other senior executives will play on the outcome of acquisition in years to come. Any company with fast [...]

CMMC: Driving your Information Security Culture Change

April 17th, 2020|Categories: CMMC, Compliance, DFARS & NIST SP 800-171, Information Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Is your firm struggling with understand the role of Polices, Plans, Procedures, & Standards preparation for the United States Department of Defense Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) or National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) SP 800-171 [...]

CMMC: Understanding the Government’s Intellectual Property Acronym Soup

March 27th, 2020|Categories: CMMC, Compliance, DFARS & NIST SP 800-171, Information Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Are you struggling to understand the acronym soup the Federal Government uses to define its Intellectual Property? In this video, we will walk you through the acronym soup (FCI + CDI + CUI + UCTI + CTI) [...]

CMMC: What are the new Level 2 & 3 Practices? (Part 2)

March 18th, 2020|Categories: CMMC, Compliance, DFARS & NIST SP 800-171, Information Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The DoD Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) adds 20 new practice requirements to the existing 110 National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) SP 800-171 controls.  This is part 2 of 2 videos that will look at [...]

CMMC: What are the new Level 2 & 3 Practices? (Part 1)

March 10th, 2020|Categories: CMMC, Compliance, DFARS & NIST SP 800-171, Information Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The DoD Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) adds 20 new practice requirements to the existing 110 National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) SP 800-171 controls.  This is part 1 of 2 videos that will look at [...]

CMMC: What is with the new CMMC Processes?

March 4th, 2020|Categories: CMMC, Compliance, DFARS & NIST SP 800-171, Information Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The new DoD CyberSecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) introduced Maturity Level Processes. This video walks through the new process requirements that have to be applied to all of the 17 CMMC Domains. You can also watch this [...]

CMMC: Breaking down the Framework

February 26th, 2020|Categories: CMMC, Compliance, DFARS & NIST SP 800-171, Information Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In this video, we walk viewers through the new DoD CyberSecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). Specifically, the video will break down the structure or taxonomy behind the new standard and how the new practice and process requirements [...]

Capital One’s huge hack highlights cloud security risks

July 30th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Just days after meeting with Ms. Helen Robinson of the Colorado Springs Business Journal to discuss the risks of using Cloud Service Providers, the Capitol One breach occurred. Helen highlights a key point in our conversation, “'You can’t [...]

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