Preparing for Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification
As Department of Defense contractors are mindful of the new cybersecurity requirements being imposed by DoD, it is important that they stay ahead of the game and get CMMC ready!
Recently, we were able to enable one of our major Defense Industrial Base customers targeted at CMMC level 4 to move to a secure, managed cloud environment with our Managed Security Services, ARMED™ suite, and Microsoft GCC High.
This approach improved service quality, positively impacted cyber maturity, and reduced the total cost of ownership while getting them ready for the impending CMMC assessments.
Defense Industrial Base Customer Success Story
The Challenge: Achieving A Higher Level of CMMC
Our client is a large defense industrial base contractor with over 15,000 employees worldwide and clientele that includes the DoD, civilian agencies, and the intelligence community. The main goal was achieving a higher level of Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
A high CMMC rating would make it easier to compete for upper-level contracts and allow them to protect existing contracts. The higher level of CMMC compliance would also support mission-critical infrastructure and collaboration needs to modernize infrastructure and empower users to collaborate more effectively and securely.
The Solution: Combining ARMED™ & Microsoft GCC High
As mentioned in our previous blog post, "How CMMC Compliance Gives Defense Contractors a Competitive Edge," the ARMED™ product suite can help you get Level 4 and 5 CMMC certified. By partnering with Microsoft and utilizing the Government Community Cloud along with our ARMED™ product suite, we helped our client modernize their critical infrastructure and prepare for a higher level CMMC.
Using the ARMED™ portal as their business solution, our customer was allowed access to continuously monitor and manage third-party vendors’ cyber maturity to more effectively understand their security, particularly on the ARMED™ Overwatch Module. Our client was also able to monitor their progress and break down regulations to see workflows in their CMMC progress.
As a result, our client made a five-year commitment to using M365 GCC High as their productivity, intelligent communications, and ARMED™ for their security platform, D365 GCC High as their CRM, and AzureGov as their modern datacenter.
Gain complete visibility of your security status with ARMED™
The ARMED™ is a single, comprehensive platform to manage and monitor your entire cyber risk management program with real-time visibility of security controls. Enable radical transparency that is centrally available and easily consumable for members of leadership and technical teams.
Through ARMED™ you can:
- Gain real-time visibility of security controls, events, and levels of service;
- Spot and drill down into any issue in your cyber risk management program;
- Meet Department of Defense (DoD) regulatory requirements (CMMC, ITAR, DFARS compliance, and more);
- Identify remediation strategies for any issue found.
Connect with our team to enable control over your cyber risk management program.