Addressing Common Misconceptions About CMMC for Defense Contractors

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) has become a cornerstone of cybersecurity regulations in the defense industry, setting stringent standards for contractors seeking to do business with the Department of Defense (DoD). However, there are several misconceptions and uncertainties surrounding CMMC requirements that can lead to confusion among defense contractors. In this blog post, we […]

The Role of Third-Party Assessors in CMMC Certification

Reading Time: 2 minutes For defense contractors seeking Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) compliance, understanding the role of third-party assessors is crucial. Third-party assessors play a pivotal role in the CMMC certification process, providing independent evaluations of contractors’ cybersecurity practices. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the importance of third-party assessors in CMMC certification and address common questions […]

Understanding The Complexities Of CMMC Certification: Insights From A Certified Assessor

Reading Time: 8 minutes As a certified CMMC assessor and auditor, I have encountered numerous organizations struggling to navigate the complexities of achieving CMMC certification. The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is a comprehensive framework developed by the US Department of Defense that aims to enhance cybersecurity measures across its supply chain. This article offers valuable insights from my […]

CMMC Certification: Steps to Achieve Compliance for Defense Contractors

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is rapidly becoming a linchpin in the defense industry’s efforts to secure its supply chain. As a defense contractor, CMMC compliance isn’t just another hoop to jump through; it’s a cornerstone of your eligibility to work on projects vital to national security. This blog post will guide you through […]

Prohibit the use of portable storage devices when such devices have no identifiable owner

Reading Time: < 1 minute At On Call, we strive to be your trusted beacon in navigating the intricate world of cybersecurity standards. Today, we’re casting a spotlight on Control MP.L2-3.8.8 – a control that plays a pivotal role in protecting your data by prohibiting the use of portable storage devices without an identifiable owner. 🔒 Why Control MP.L2-3.8.8 Is […]

Decoding CMMC 2.0: Key Changes And Essential Steps For Aerospace Manufacturers To Achieve Compliance

Reading Time: 8 minutes Are you ready to take the bull by its horns and tackle the latest changes in cybersecurity compliance for aerospace manufacturers? With the release of CMMC 2.0, it’s essential that you understand what’s new, what’s changed, and how to achieve compliance. The stakes are high, as non-compliance can result in lost contracts and damage to […]

Mark media with necessary CUI markings and distribution limitations

Reading Time: 2 minutes At On Call, we strive to be your reliable companion in navigating the intricacies of cybersecurity standards. Today, we’re highlighting the significance of Control MP.L2-3.8.4, a crucial facet of CMMC 2.0 that ensures the clarity and protection of your data with appropriate markings and limitations. 🔒 Why Control MP.L2-3.8.4 Is of Utmost Importance Control 3.8.4 revolves […]

Sanitize or destroy system media containing CUI before disposal

Reading Time: < 1 minute At On Call, we pride ourselves on being your steadfast companion in navigating the intricate world of cybersecurity standards. Today, we’re highlighting the significance of Control 3.8.3, a pivotal component of CMMC 2.0 that ensures the protection of your sensitive data’s final chapter. 🔒 Why is Control MP.L2-3.8.3 So Critical? Control 3.8.3 focuses on the sanitization […]

Limit access to CUI on system media to authorized users

Reading Time: < 1 minute At On Call, we strive to be your trusted compass in navigating the intricate world of cybersecurity standards. Today, we’re shining a light on Control MP.L2-3.8.2, an essential element of CMMC 2.0 that holds the key to protecting your sensitive data. 🔐 Why is Control MP.L2-3.8.2 Crucial? Control 3.8.2 focuses on limiting access to Controlled Unclassified […]

Going Beyond CMMC: Understanding And Adhering To DFARS Requirements In Aerospace Manufacturing

Reading Time: 7 minutes Are you an aerospace manufacturer looking to improve your overall security posture? Do you want to strengthen your reputation and competitiveness in the industry while meeting Department of Defense (DoD) contract requirements? If so, understanding and adhering to Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) requirements is crucial for your success. While many manufacturers may focus […]