As the CMMC Churns: Verbs

June 27th, 2022|Categories: CMMC, Compliance, DFARS & NIST SP 800-171, Information Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Verbs???? Verbs are incredibly important to successfully pass a CMMC certification event. In this video, we break down verbs that affect how your shape your organization against those that your need to implement. Sadly, many organizations fail [...]

As the CMMC Churns: Understanding the CMMC Compliance Trap

June 21st, 2022|Categories: CMMC, Compliance, DFARS & NIST SP 800-171, Information Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Did you know when you submitted your SPRS score you may have tripped the CMMC compliance trap? The moment you signed up for a contract with the DFARS -7012 clause, you stepped into the trap. In this [...]

As the CMMC Churns: NIST SP 800-171 does NOT equal NIST SP 800-171A

June 13th, 2022|Categories: CMMC, Compliance, DFARS & NIST SP 800-171, Information Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In this episode of As the CMMC Churns, we take a look into how "any entity" is supposed to evaluate the implementation of NIST SP 800-171 using NIST SP 800-171A. This has big impacts as the evaluation [...]

As the CMMC Churns: Acquisition 101 and the CMMC Rule

June 6th, 2022|Categories: CMMC, Compliance, DFARS & NIST SP 800-171, Information Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Welcome to the inaugural entry of "As the CMMC Churns." In this episode, we will lay out when to expect CMMC Interim Rule requirements to show up in contracts...and it won't be in 2023. This video very [...]

1 June 2022 || Peak InfoSec is now an Authorized C3PAO Press Release

June 1st, 2022|Categories: CMMC, Compliance, DFARS & NIST SP 800-171, Information Security, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

[PRESS RELEASE, 1 June 2022] Peak InfoSec is pleased to announce we are now an authorized Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Third-Party Assessor Organization (C3PAO). Overseen by the Department of Defense (DoD) and the CMMC Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB), [...]

25 May 2022 || Peak InfoSec is now an Authorized C3PAO

May 25th, 2022|Categories: CMMC, Compliance, DFARS & NIST SP 800-171, Information Security, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Matthew Travis, the CEO of the CMMC Accreditation Body formally authorized Peak InfoSec as an Authorized Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) 3rd Party Assessor Organization.  

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 [...]

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