Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)

Gain a competitive advantage for federal contracts through cybersecurity certification


Government contractors need to comply with the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) released by the Department of Defense (DoD).

For a given CMMC level, the associated controls and processes, when implemented, can reduce risk against a specific set of cyber threats. As the number of contracts with these certification requirements increases, U.S. government contractors should plan, design and implement their cybersecurity strategy for safeguarding Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI).

The BDO Government Contracting practice has the knowledge and experience to help defense contractors meet CMMC-level requirements. As a CMMC Registered Practitioner Organization (RPO), BDO has built a cybersecurity compliance team that possesses a deep bench of advanced degrees in cybersecurity and information assurance, combined with over 30 years of experience supporting DoD programs in information technology, information assurance and cybersecurity. The team includes CMMC-certified Registered Practitioners with cybersecurity industry certifications, such as EC-Council, ISACA, CompTIA, (ISC)2 and GIAC certified cybersecurity professionals.

How BDO Can Help

Risk Management Framework

Our team of experienced Risk Management Framework (RMF) professionals provides full-scope package preparation to help DoD contractors achieve, maintain and renew their classified facility Authorization to Operate (ATO).

BDO’s professionals provide package preparation services for DoD clients through the prescribed seven-step RMF process:

  1. Policy development.
  2. Security control implementation and validation.
  3. Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) consulting and support.
  4. eMASS security control matrix preparation and population.
  5. Cybersecurity lab processes.
  6. Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) hardening.
  7. Package submission.

BDO cybersecurity consultants support our clients with continuous monitoring activities required by eMASS and RMF to achieve, manage and maintain an active ATO for DoD or DCMA.

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Meet Our Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Industry Leaders

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    Aaron Raddock

    Principal; Government Contracting Industry National Co-Leader

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    Amy Thorn

    Principal; Government Contracting Assurance Practice Leader and Government Contracting Industry National Co-Leader

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