Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC): A Primer
Damon S. Hacker, MBA, CISA, CSXF, CMMC-RP President & CEOVestige Digital Investigations
Damon Hacker is President, CEO, and co-owner of Vestige Digital Investigations, a leading technology company specializing in CyberSecurity (proactive & reactive), Digital Forensics and Electronically Stored Information (ESI). He brings more than 30 years of experience in the arena, including a background in IT Security and IT Auditing.
He helps to improve the techniques, processes and technology in cybersecurity and digital forensics within the legal process. He actively assists clients achieve compliance across multiple cybersecurity frameworks.
Damon is an in-demand speaker on local, state and national levels. He speaks on the subjects of DoD CMMC cybersecurity compliance, IT security, IT auditing, computer fraud, white-collar crime, data breach, non-compete and intellectual property theft.
He earned both his MBA from the Weatherhead School of Management, and his undergraduate degree from Case Western Reserve University. He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), CSX Cybersecurity Nexus Fundamentals certification from the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), and is Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification - Registered Practitioner (CMMC-RP) for DoD cybersecurity compliance.
The presentation will introduce the Department of Defense's (DoD) cybersecurity evolution from BIST 800-171 to the new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). During the presentation, Damon will explore the DoD's rationale for implementing this, but most importantly educate DoD suppliers as to how to navigate the requirement and understand the DoD's expectations. if you are one of the 221,000+ suppliers to the DoD - whether big or small, whether prime or subcontractor, if you handle Federal Contract Information (FCI) or Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), you will need to become certified to bid on contracts starting as early as 2021. The presentation will conclude with a complete path forward on becoming certified and explore why the process will likely take most organizations six months or more to become certified.
Thursday, August 17, 2023
11:30am - 1:00pm
715 Kirk Drive
Kansas City, MO 64105
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