CMMC Update: Preparing for Implementation

In this session we will discuss the upcoming Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program and evaluate some of the issues and impacts related to the anticipated rollout of CMMC in 2024.  Self-Paced Virtual Training | Intermediate | 1.5 CPE/CLP | 90 minutes | $55 member/$69 non-member


Recorded on 06/08/23


Join this training to discuss the upcoming Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) implementation and how it will impact contractors. Presenters will provide an update on the latest information available about the CMMC program status; provide guidance on what companies and contracting professionals should be doing to prepare for CMMC implementation; discuss what CMMC 3rd-party assessors will be looking for when conducting certification assessments; explore legal perspectives and concerns; and identify strategies for dealing with challenges associated with federal cybersecurity compliance, including the hidden risks associated with supply chain non-compliance.

We will also discuss the importance of evidence gathering and organization in support of a CMMC assessment, and what the expected processes will be for obtaining CMMC certification. We'll look at some common myths about DFARS / NIST / CMMC cybersecurity regulations and interpretations, and provide an overview of best practices that companies can implement to help ensure success in the cyber compliance and CMMC certification journey.

Intended Audience

  • DoD contracting professionals who are aware of and looking for more information and guidance about DFARS 252.204-7012 / 7019 / 7020 / 7021 / 7024, as well as FAR 52.204-21

Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

Learning Objectives

  • Prepare for CMMC Assessment
  • Communicate with executives, customers, and suppliers about stakeholder roles and responsibilities
  • Identify and implement best practices to meet federal requirements
  • Understand the urgency and potential impacts relating to the rollout of CMMC

CMBOK Competencies:

  • B.5 Risk Management
  • B.6 Supply Chain Management
  • 1.4 Regulatory Compliance
  • 1.5 Situational Assessment
  • 1.7 Communication and Documentation


  • Larry Lieberman, Cyber Evangelist, eResilience
  • Robert S. Metzger, Rogers Joseph O’Donnell, PC
  • Gloria Shomo, Event Manager, Cyber Collaboration Center
  • Presenters' Biographies


  • 1.5 CPE/CLP credits for participation


  • $55 member/ $69 non-member

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