CMMC stands for Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification and this regulation has come to be because of one main reason: companies were not doing what they were supposed to under the “self-attesting” regulations of DFARS prior to CMMC. This new DoD regulation will apply to all contractors AND SUBCONTRACTORS of the DoD. By moving away from a “self-attesting” regulation to the required certifications of CMMC Levels 1-5, the DoD has made it clear: Cybersecurity is something that will not only be required of its contractors, it will be audited and verified.

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Founded in 2000 by a retired Air Force Chief Master Sergeant, TechSage Solutions has had an eye for cyber security since it’s beginning. As the world of cyber security compliance standards has evolved over the past 20 years, CEO John Hill has always been mindful of what today’s regulatory environment calls for and what future needs will be. CMMC has been on TechSage Solutions radar for a while now because several of TechSage’s clients are DoD contractors and together, we’ve had to deal with NIST SP 800-171 requirements. For TechSage Solutions, CMMC is just another development in a world we’re already comfortable in. If your MSP has not discussed the current and future implications of CMMC for your organization, the time is now to consider what this lack or preparation will truly cost you. Industry experts have made it clear that organizations who are on the front of CMMC adoption will carry a competitive advantage in a highly competitive DoD contractor industry, so don’t wait to determine your organization’s plan. For further resources, please visit: or call 210-582-5814 and request the free guide for business owners and executives titled: “Planning Your CMMC Journey: 5 Questions You Should Be Asking”.