CMMC V1.02 – PE.1.131: Limit Physical Access to Organizational Information Systems

The next four practices to be addressed reside within the Physical Protection (PE) Domain.  The Physical Protection Domain covers activities which ensure that physical access to CUI asset containers is strictly controlled, managed, and monitored in accordance with CUI protection requirements. In this entry, we are discussing the first of the Practices, PE.1.131: Limit physical […]


The next practice to be completed is located within the domain, Media Protection.  For Level 1 compliance, there is only one Capability (Sanitize Media) and one Practice within that Capability:  MP.1.118 – Sanitize or destroy information system media containing Federal contract information before disposal or release for reuse.  Below is the information and description provided […]

CMMC V1.02 – IA.1.077 – Authenticate Identities of Users, Processes, or Devices

The second practice within the Domain, Identification and Authentication (IA) and Capability, Grant access to authenticated entities, is IA.1.077, Authenticate ( or verify ) the identities of those users, processes, or devices, as a prerequisite to allowing access to organizational information systems.  This sounds a lot more complicated than it actually is.  Essentially, this practice […]

Thoughts on Small Business and Response and Recovery During COVID-19

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Napoleon Hill, author of multiple books, including Think and Grow Rich and The Master Key to Riches, once said, “Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.” Though it can be hard for some of us to consider a benefit or opportunity right now, in the […]

13 March – COVID-19 Update – Clarifying Signs and Symptoms to Influenza

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With COVID-19 upon us and dramatic actions taken around the world to create social distancing, several questions have emerged as to how best to differentiate between the signs and symptoms of COVID-19 to influenza or even the common cold.  As you are probably aware, the general signs and symptoms of active COVID-19 are very similar […]

9 Mar 2020 – COVID-19 Progression and Next Steps

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By now, we are all pretty much aware of the spread of COVID-19 across the world (and more and more within the U.S. and within Georgia).  Containment measure so far have not stopped the spread of the disease and it continues to expand in multiple areas around the nation.  As the number of tests conducted […]