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Defense contractors/subcontractors will need to be ready for the CMMC in order to save time and money during the assessment.

Don’t try to manage it all alone! Linqs  has extensive experience in compliance with cybersecurity laws and standards, including NIST 800-171 standard and CMMC. We can assist you with understanding the regulations, training, and help develop your cybersecurity processes in preparation for the CMMC certification. That way, you will go through the official CMMC assessment process much comfortably knowing that you have all the necessary tools, documentation, and procedures are in place to obtain the certificate. Furthermore, the cost of CMMC preparation and certification generally is considered as an allowable and reimbursable cost for the DoD projects.

Phase 1 – Training, Assessment, and Gap Analysis

  • Provide training on DFARS clauses, CMMC, and NIST 800-171 compliance
  • Interviews and review of the information systems
  • Review of CMMC requirements in light of the organization’s existing systems and processes
  • Identify the gaps where remediation is needed

Phase 2 – Compliance Program Management and Procedure Development

  • Prioritize the gaps which can be closed in a short time frame
  • Develop System Security Plan (SSP) and Plan of Actions & Milestones to be compliant with intended CMMC Level requirements
  • Develop the necessary policy and procedure documentation
  • Advise on best information security management system practices


  • Information security and CUI Policy, Objectives and Scope
  • Information security and CUI management Procedures addressing the CMMC requirements
  • System Security Plan (SSP) and Incident Management process
  • Plan of Actions and Milestones (PoAM)/Resource Planning

Phase 3 – Continuous Compliance Monitoring

  • Perform Internal Audits
  • Assess and identify the new gaps a result of changes in operations, regulations, and customer focus
  • Updates to the SSP and PoAM documentation
  • Assistance with customer requirements, customer complaints, and audit findings
  • Assistance with representation during audits
  • Advise on continuous improvement; and
  • Continuous education & training for your organization

Download CMMC Model Overview

Download Level 1   Self-assessment Scope 

Download Level 2 Assessment Scope  

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