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Who is Responsible for Protecting CUI?

Keeping CUI, or Controlled Unclassified Information, protected is the reason regulations such as CMMC and NIST 800-171 exist. But who is responsible for protecting CUI? Ultimately, the Department of Defense (DoD) is in charge of safeguarding…
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What are DoD and CMMC Password Requirements?

Much like complying with government regulations, password requirements for handling Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) are an intricate interpretation of different guidelines and protocols. We're here to break down the requirements,…
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The False Claims Act and NIST 800-171: What You Need to Know

Last fall, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced its new Civil Cyber Fraud Initiative to enforce cybersecurity standards and reporting requirements. Let’s dive into how the Civil Cyber Fraud Initiative, False Claims Act (FCA) and NIST…
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What is a POAM?

Plans of Action and Milestones, or a POAM, is a “document that identifies tasks needing to be accomplished. It details resources required to accomplish the elements of the plan, any milestones in meeting the tasks and scheduled completion…

What is CMMC?

What Is CMMC? Any organization that works with state and federal agencies must qualify for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) framework. The certification demonstrates that a service provider can safeguard controlled unclassified…