CMMC 2.0 Level 2 Compliance Services

CMMC Level 2 Compliance Services

CMMC 2.0 Level 2 compliance is a critical threshold for organizations in the defense sector handling data of national importance. If your operations involve Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), Covered Defense Information (CDI), Controlled Technical Information (CTI), or ITAR data, our services are designed to help you meet the robust requirements of CMMC Level 2 compliance.

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Implementing CMMC 2.0 L2 with Us Includes:

CMMC Level 2 compliance, under the Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program, is a pivotal transition for DoD contractors handling Federal Contract Information (FCI) and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). This level signifies an intermediate step in the CMMC models, focusing on safeguarding FCI and CUI within information systems. CMMC 1.0 established the framework, but CMMC 2.0 Level 2 deepens the requirements, aligning closely with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guidelines, specifically NIST SP 800-171.

Under CMMC Level 2, DoD contractors are required to implement a more comprehensive set of cybersecurity practices compared to Level 1. These practices are designed to protect the confidentiality and integrity of FCI and CUI. The transition to Level 2 involves a detailed plan of actions, where contractors and subcontractors must demonstrate their cybersecurity maturity through documented policies and processes.

CMMC assessments play a critical role in this process. Unlike CMMC 1.0, which primarily focused on basic cyber hygiene, CMMC 2.0 Level 2 assessments are more rigorous, involving third-party assessments to ensure an unbiased evaluation of the contractors' cybersecurity posture. These third-party assessors evaluate the implementation of required security controls, ensuring that contractors meet the specific CMMC certifications standards. CMMC Level 2 acts as a bridge between the basic cyber hygiene requirements of Level 1 and the more advanced, process-oriented requirements of Level 3. By complying with Level 2, DoD contractors not only enhance their security measures but also affirm their commitment to protecting sensitive defense-related information.

Essendis vCISOs have the qualifications and certifications security industry professionals trust, giving you and your clients confidence in your company’s security posture and peace-of-mind when facing infosec audits.

infrastructure Optimization

Establish a security baseline with your Azure and Microsoft 365 GCC or GCC High environments for optimal protection and compliance alignment.

Gap Analysis & remediation

Identify discrepancies between current practices and CMMC 2.0 requirements and provide strategies to address and correct infosec gaps.

policy and procedure development

Craft and revise cybersecurity policies and procedures to align with the upgraded regulation's control requirements.

continuous monitoring and support

Establish ongoing cybersecurity monitoring and providing support to maintain compliance with Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification standards over time.

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What Sets Our CMMC 2.0 L2 Services Apart?

NIST 800-171 Compliance Mastery

Achieve full alignment with NIST 800-171 controls, fortifying your cybersecurity posture and ensuring the protection of sensitive information.

Rigorous POAM Enforcement

We ensure that your Plans of Action and Milestones (POAMs) are not only developed but strictly enforced within 180 days, addressing vulnerabilities with precision.

Third-Party Audit Readiness

Prepare for third-party audits with confidence with Essendis on your team. Our meticulous approach ensures that you as the Organization Seeking Compliance (OSC) has documentation that is CMMC L2 audit-ready.

CUI Protection and Handling

Our experienced, Ohio-based team will implement robust security measures that meet the stringent requirements for handling CUI, safeguarding your data against emerging threats .

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CMMC 2.0 Readiness assessment

Comply with security requirements & manage network vulnerability.

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An ongoing, systematic approach to security.

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