CynergisTek (NYSE: CTEK) division Redspin, has been the first organization to pass the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Level 3 certification as a Candidate CMMC Third Party Assessor Organization. The Defense Contract Management Agency & the Defense Industrial Base Cybersecurity Assessment Center has determined Redspin’s security practices has met the requirements of CMMC level 3 as the CMMC Accreditation Body has credentialed Redspin as an Authorized C3PAO ready to conduct CMMC assessments.
The U.S. Department of Defense is focused on reducing the estimated USD 600 Billion in cybercrime losses that impacts the nation’s military supply chain each year by utilizing a third party cyber security assessment of contractors with access to federal contract information and controlled unclassified information. Redspin will work contractually with Organizations Seeking Certification to assess based on CMMC Levels 1-3.
“As an organization that has performed more than a thousand assessments in other highly regulated industries, CMMC has been a key component of our growth strategy for more than a year. We set out on a mission, we knew we had the team, but it has been an all-hands effort to develop the tools and requisite intellectual property to prepare for CMMC certification. Being first to be authorized is a testament to the dedication of our people to deliver on that strategy to improve security of the nation’s supply chain,” said Caleb Barlow, president and CEO of CynergisTek. “We have the resources on the ready and the last step was the formal authorization which we received today. Our executives, consultants, and provisional assessors are looking forward to working with DIB suppliers to assess, build and validate their cyber resiliency.”