Whether you already have the years of experience and cyber-certs to assess companies at Level 4 or Level 5, or are just starting your career and have the desire to learn what it takes to perform basic examinations, your country needs you to protect of military's supply chain.
The following is provided for informational purposes only and may change once the board adopts the bylaws. There will be opportunities for industry involvement in the CMMC-AB through the Councils which will be independent advisory bodies. Additionally, the board will form committees, which will then, in turn, create specific issue-oriented working groups.
Ellen M. Lord, undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment; Kevin Fahey, assistant secretary of defense for acquisition; and Katie Arrington, special assistant to the assistant secretary of defense for acquisition for cyber, conduct a news conference on cybersecurity standards for government acquisition at the Pentagon, Jan. 31, 2020.
The CMMC will review and combine various cybersecurity standards and best practices and map these controls and processes across several maturity levels that range from basic cyber hygiene to advanced. For a given CMMC level, the associated controls and processes, when implemented, will reduce risk against a specific set of cyber threats.