The whole purpose of the CMMC is to protect DoD information within private companies. This means that if DoD information has made its way to you by either the Department itself, or any other entity, you are in scope of the CMMC purpose. If you still are uncertain if the information you are given in performance of your contract is considered sensitive by the DoD, then it is fitting to ask your prime contractors for guidance. In fact, much of the first awareness of CMMC requirements has come from prime contractors passing information about these requirements down to their supply chains. This is because the DFARS clause implementing CMMC requirements explicitly calls on contractors to insert the CMMC requirement in their own subcontracts. You need to be proactive about determining CMMC requirements regarding the information you possess.

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