The theft of intellectual property and sensitive information from all industrial sectors due to malicious cyber activity is a threat to economic and national security, and on January 31, 2020, the U.S. Department of Defense took action. They released the first version of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). Since that time, there has been a flurry of activity as companies try to understand and prepare for the pending CMMC requirements. But what is it, and how does it affect your business?
This session will take you step by step through the next generation of U.S. cybersecurity regulations, requirements and framework, describe what you need to do to be prepared for the immediate future, and provide simple steps to ensure that your company is in compliance with the new certification model.
- Explain Today's U.S. Government Cybersecurity Regulations
- Summarise the CMMC, and Why Is It Important?
- Outline the CMMC Framework and Requirements
- Discuss CMMC Audit Preparation
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Perry Keating is a Managing Director in Protiviti’s Metro DC office with over 25 years of experience helping the US Government process and protect its data – he has been a US Government employee, contractor and assessor. His experience gives him unique industry insight into the Aerospace & Defense (A&D), Government Contractors (GovCon), and Public Sector (US Federal, State & Local) industries. Perry’s technical expertise includes cybersecurity control assessments, policies development, and remediation, and incident response for compliance with a variety of frameworks (FAR 52.204-21, DFARS 252.204-7012, FISMA, FedRAMP, NIST 800-53 rev 4; NIST 800-171 rev 1, CMMC v.1.02).
Claire Gotham is a Managing Director in Protiviti’s Atlanta office focused on Power & Utilities. Claire began her career in physical gas commodities at PG&E and took on several other opportunities in her early years focused on trading and risk management. These included expanding into additional commodities, such as power and crude oil, as well as adding deep experience on the financial side of the energy market. Since then, Claire has been a consultant, partnering with Big 4 and boutique consulting firms as a SME to deliver complex technology and operational improvement efforts. Areas of focus have included implementing ETRM systems, setting up derivatives and trading programmes, consulting on load forecasting and supply planning, utility rate and regulatory support, commodity risk management, and other business consulting initiatives. Parallel to many of those efforts and over a ten-year period, Claire also served as the President of GSC Energy where she led multi-day training/seminars on utility-related technical topics. Claire holds a bachelor’s degree from Tulane University, holds a Series 3 license from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and is fluent in Spanish, after study at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid.