CMMC 2.0 Updates: More Contractors Expected to Require Full CMMC Certification

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With the Department of Defense unveiling CMMC version 2.0 last November, many contractors breathed a sigh of relief. The relaxed assessment requirements and streamlined structure signaled a willingness from the DoD to work with assessors and contractors to find a way to promote security over Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) without making the process harder than it needed to be. 

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NIST SP 800-171 vs. 800-172: What’s the Difference?

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The unveiling of CMMC 2.0 last November raised a lot of questions, but also brought a lot of relief. The streamlining of security around Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) will help defense agencies and contractors better secure their systems without burdening them with operational overhead. This is crucial for organizations who want to support these agencies but don’t know much about either NIST SP 800-171 or NIST SP 800-172, the core documents of CMMC.

 

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