Category: DFARS

Understanding the Role of CMMC and DFARS in Defense Industry Cybersecurity

Defense industry organizations must comply with the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to protect against cyber threats. These frameworks are essential for organizations to follow to safeguard against cyber-attacks. In this article, we will explore the CMMC and DFARS in depth, including their requirements, benefits, and the […]

DFARS and CMMC Compliance for Defense Contractors

The Department of Defense (DoD) has implemented regulations to protect sensitive information processed, stored, or transmitted by defense contractors. These regulations, outlined in the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Clause 252.204-7012, require compliance with the National Institute of Standards and Technology SP 800-171 to protect controlled unclassified information and stipulate incident reporting obligations and […]

Why is CMMC Compliance Essential for Defense Contractors?

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) standards are set by the US Department of Defense (DoD) for safeguarding the government’s and its contractors’ sensitive information and intellectual property. The standard requires formal third-party audits of defense industrial base (DIB) contractor cybersecurity practices and is conducted by independent organizations accredited by the Cyber AB.  What is […]