Despite the long implementation timeline, your business cannot afford to fall prey to misinformation or hope for a mythical magic bullet that will put an end to your CMMC woes. There’s absolutely no reason for you to wait until the last minute to implement the new security controls in hopes that everything will be clearer or totally in order by then. You need to seek accurate information with respect to your current cybersecurity maturity stance and what you should start preparing for. You should be implementing these changes within your business immediately to ensure you will be ready for the imminent changes to your eligibility as a contractor or supplier for the DoD and other federal entities.
We have highlighted some important aspects you must focus on now to remain eligible and in good standing with current regulatory requirements. In addition, we’ve also listed some strategic steps that you should immediately implement throughout your business to be ready for the enhanced cybersecurity practices required under the new CMMC framework.