Cyber Security Maturity Model Certification Overview & Insights


When:  June 29, 2021 from 9:00-10:00AM EDT

CMMC (Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification) is a unifying standard for the implementation of cybersecurity across the Defense Industrial Base (DIB). The CMMC framework includes a comprehensive and scalable certification element to verify the implementation of processes and practices associated with the achievement of a cybersecurity maturity level. CMMC is designed to provide increased assurance to the Department that a DIB company can adequately protect sensitive unclassified information, accounting for information flow down to subcontractors in a multi-tier supply chain.

In this virtual discussion, we will cover:

      • Steps to Prepare for CMMC
      • Learn how CMMC relates to the Federal Acquisition Regulations
      • Moving from Compliance to Cyber Maturity
      • Priority-based Risk Management
      • Strategic Approaches for Small Teams


      • All AIM Council Members: Complimentary
      • Non-Members: $25

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Speaker: Kent W. Kettell, Reprivata

Kent Kettell is an experienced nuclear submarine officer and Engineering Duty Officer. Often called on to improve quality and performance, Kent has a knack for innovation that helps organizations improve. He serves as Managing Director Information Security Officer for Reprivata, LLC, an innovative firm that protects data and privacy through Community of Trust networks. Kent treats cybersecurity risks with the same zeal as mitigating risks to submarine or reactor safety. It takes the same mindset to protect and defend, so he designs systems to be self-monitoring and protecting. With systems experience from submarines to satellites and aircraft carriers, Kent creates opportunities to understand the details that make technical and organizational systems flourish by improving throughput using constraint management techniques.