CMMC V1.0 – AC.1.003 – Verify, Control and Limit Connections to, and Use of, External Information Systems.

  • Posted by Mark Lupo
  • On February 24, 2020
The third Practice required to be implemented under CMMC V1.0 within your information security plans, falls under the capability, Limit data access to authorized users and processes (C004).  This capability has similarities to the previous one discussed, Control internal system access (C002), and differs only that the expectations within AC.1.003 relate to limiting access to […]
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CMMC V1.0 – Level 1 Compliance – AC.1.002 – Limiting System Access to Types of Transactions

  • Posted by Mark Lupo
  • On February 18, 2020
In this and succeeding entries, we will review one or two Practices per article, focusing on the description of the practice and the clarifying statement and examples provided within Appendix B of CMMC V 1.0.  The second practice required to achieve Level 1 compliance under the CMMC standard falls under the second capability, Control internal […]
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CMMC V1.0 – Level 1 Compliance – Understanding the Resources and Appendices

  • Posted by Mark Lupo
  • On February 13, 2020
So, as a Department of Defense contractor (Prime or Sub), you have determined that you need to achieve at least Level 1 certification within the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) V1.0, though are unsure as to what Level 1 compliance entails.  This article marks the first of several that will dive into each of the […]
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Achieving CMMC Level 1 Certification – Basic Cyber Hygiene

  • Posted by Mark Lupo
  • On February 10, 2020
Are you a small business currently fulfilling a Department of Defense (DoD) government contract or do you plan to bid on a contract solicitation in the coming years?  Are you a subcontractor to a larger prime that has secured a DoD contract?  Are you aware of the current cybersecurity requirements expected of DoD contractors and […]
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Small Business DoD Contractors – Be Alert, CMMC Has Arrived

  • Posted by Mark Lupo
  • On December 17, 2019
Many reading this post are aware there are significant changes coming for Department of Defense (DoD) contractors (prime or subs) in 2020 and it is essential to be getting ready for these if you intend to continue with existing DoD contracts or obtain new ones.  Currently, DoD allows a business to self-certify compliance to controls […]
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User Experience in Management

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On June 25, 2018
In case you missed the first post of this blog series, How to Connect Through Experience, this blog post is part of a three post series which serves as an overview/background for an upcoming National ABSDC Conference presentation delivered by Michael Myers (Consultant for UGA SBDC in Athens) and myself (J. Ashley Panter, Marketing Manager at […]
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5 Things to Consider Before Using an Image From Google

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On October 7, 2015
We’ve all heard the old saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words,” but when that picture is protected by copyright, the picture could be worth $25,000 instead. As the popularity of social media grows, so does the amount of content that circulates through our news feed. Users can post or share their own or anyone […]
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