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Bottom Line I.T. | What CMMC 2.0 Means for Michigan Manufacturers

Bottom Line IT
February 15, 2022 1:00 PM

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ASK, a Convergence Networks Company, has been a leader in technology and cybersecurity solutions for decades. They have helped countless companies, especially manufacturers, build a strong cybersecurity posture and defense system to protect their company from crippling cyber attacks.

Bottom Line I.T. PodCast for February 2022.

In this episode of the Bottom Line IT podcast, Mike Maddox is joined by John Stephens, Director of Security Consulting and Assessment and Security Engineer and Josh Gembala, Security Operations Team Leader for Convergence Networks.

Give this six-segment episode with John, Josh, and Mike a listen in the podcast below:

The three of them discuss what the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is, what it means to Michigan manufacturers, and the latest changes.

John and Josh go on to explain that CMMC is the mandated requirements set by the government and Department of Defense for manufactures in the Defense Industrial Base. The goal is to ensure the manufacturers are providing adequate cybersecurity for the information that gets provided to and used in defense products and services. It is designed to require manufacturers to practice a certain level of cybersecurity maturity and hygiene .

ASK will be hosting a webinar CMMC 2.0: Unraveling Changes Impacting Michigan Manufacturers with Michigan Manufacturers Association for MMA members on February 23, 2022 from 11:30am – 1pm. Register for the free webinar here.

To learn more about CMMC and how manufacturers specifically are impacted by CMMC, tune into the podcast, shared above!

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