Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification: What Does It Involve?

In recent times Cyber-attacks are the most common criminal activity taking place. An increase in these crime rates has affected the revenue and reputation of those organizations being attacked. Cyber essentials were introduced to reduce these crimes and to make sure that all online businesses can be run safely.

Do you think your organization needs protection from cybercriminals? To preserve your official documents and customer details from hackers and criminals or more, Cyber security is important.

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is introduced with an aim to function as a verification mechanism to make sure that cybersecurity controls and processes adequately protect Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) that resides on the Department's industry partners' and networks. CMMC certification will be required Department of Defense for all contractors and subcontractors working with the U.S. The goal is to enhance the protection of this information within the Department of Defense supply chain.

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification: What Does It Involve?

The CMMC model measures cybersecurity maturity across five levels. All levels are tiered and build upon each other's technical requirements. Each or every level requires compliance with the lower-level requirements and also institutionalization of additional processes to implement specific cyber security-based practices. Each level consists of a set of processes and practices within a domain

  • Level 1 – Basic Cyber Hygiene: It includes basic cybersecurity appropriate for small companies utilizing a subset of universally accepted common practices.
  • Level 2 – Intermediate Cyber Hygiene: It includes universally accepted cybersecurity best practices.
  • Level 3 – Good Cyber Hygiene: It includes coverage of all NIST SP 800-171 Rev. 1 controls and additional practices beyond the scope of current CUI protection.
  • Level 4 – Proactive: It includes advanced and sophisticated cybersecurity practices.
  • Level 5 – Advanced / Progressive: It includes highly advanced cybersecurity practices.

Getting certified with valid certification bodies can keep away hackers who look for unprotected and exposed organization systems and software and choosing Ariento is one of the best options to choose among many. Ariento has more than 30 years of National Security Cyber & IT expertise (Military & Federal Govt.) applied to your technology needs. Our mission is to relieve the burdens that come with technology so that stakeholders can leverage the extraordinary benefits without worry.

We've done it at the highest levels of the U.S. military and federal government, we will do it for you.

We can also perform a gap analysis on your organization to help devise a roadmap to your desired CMMC maturity level. Ariento by conducting a 2- 4-week assessment evaluation of your business as per the CMMC framework prepare a report that identifies each required security control with a determination of compliance for each control. Our team lends their expertise to assist in the remediation of your compliance gaps, supplementing your team as needed.

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