How CMMC Assessment Procedures Come from Practice Descriptions
Crucial context is often skipped by folks diving into the content of CMMC. What gets all the attention in the Assessment Guide for Maturity Level 2 are the 110 Practice Descriptions containing 320 Assessment Objectives. That’s a lot of material! The tendency is to skip the introduction.
Here’s the thing: This context is the difference between working with a knife that has a dull blade or a knife that has a sharp blade. Sharpening our blade before we start makes the job faster, cleaner and safer. So, let’s sharpen our blades.
Originally created for individuals who want to become Certified CMMC Assessors (CCA), we’re sharing it more broadly as a useful tool for those working on behalf of an Organization Seeking Certification (OSC) to understand a foundational aspect of the assessment process. It can help you be better prepared, and preparation is the secret sauce to the best possible assessment outcome.
What’s covered? We:
- Describe the elements of a CMMC Practice Description
- Describe how an Assessment Procedure is formed from a Practice Description
- Explain CMMC Assessment Methods and Assessment Objects
The video has
- 23 minutes of content
- 5 minutes of questions with answers for you to help you test your understanding
The exam a CCA takes has several Knowledge Areas. This is from Domain 4, The CMMC Level 2 Practices.