Time to start thinking about cybersecurity and how it affects your business!

Time to start thinking about cybersecurity and how it affects your business!

Most small businesses will only need Levels 1 or 2 of CMMC certification, with Level 1 being a definite (and ad hoc)

 

If you’re a vendor who provides off the shelf items, this doesn’t affect you.

Most small businesses will only need Levels 1 or 2 of CMMC certification, with Level 1 being a definite (and ad hoc)

Why do we need cybersecurity measures in place?

  • Estimated loss to the US economy of between $57 billion- $109 billion in 2016 alone

  • Data and property destruction

  • Business disruption

  • Theft of proprietary data, intellectual property and sensitive financial/strategic information

  • Projected cybercrime damages by 2021 could total $6 trillion

  • Data breaches exposed 4.1 billion records in the first half of 2019

  • 62% of businesses experienced phishing and social engineering attacks in 2018

Learn more about the upcoming certification and why it is so detrimental to your business if you do business with the Government: https://www.cmmcab.org/

 

Written by Cheryl DeMarco

Procurement Specialist

Hartford Office

email: cdemarco@secter.org

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