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Playbook for CMMC 2.0 Level 1

Manufacturers and their suppliers who have, or hope to have, contracts with the U.S. Department of Defense must soon meet new cybersecurity requirements. The MxD Playbook for Level 1 of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification — or CMMC 2.0 — is designed to help you do that.

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The Hiring Guide: Cybersecurity in Manufacturing

The Hiring Guide is a playbook for building that urgently needed workforce. It describes 247 job roles; recommends how to train and upskill workers to handle these jobs; and breaks out detailed descriptions for three specific roles crucial to the future of cybersecurity.

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How big is the cybersecurity skills gap?

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According to the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, the U.S. faced a shortfall of 314,000 cybersecurity professionals in January 2019. To put this in context, the country’s total cybersecurity workforce is just 716,000.

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Are there easy ways to prevent cyber-attacks?

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Yes. Regular patching. A Trustwave survey of 127 mid-size to large manufacturers found only one-third patch their IoT devices within 24 hours of a fix becoming available.

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What percentage of U.S. manufacturers are small and medium-sized businesses?

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More than 98% have fewer than 500 employees, according to a 2016 National Association of Manufacturers report.

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What do manufacturers say is the top barrier to IoT adoption?

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Security concerns, according to this Trustwave survey.

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MxD Cyber Marketplace

The MxD Cyber Marketplace provides cybersecurity assessments in an easy to understand format to help determine an organization’s cybersecurity posture. Assessment outcomes are used to generate prioritized recommendation on the tools, services and policies an organization should implement to close security gaps. Users can get quotes from leading tools and services providers from within the Marketplace, offering them a complete journey to strengthening their cyber defenses, from assessment to solution to implementation in an accessible environment.

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Virtual Training Center

The Virtual Training Center (VTC) is a virtual platform for recruiting, training and securing the manufacturing workforce. The VTC provides access to content and tools remotely and instantaneously for rapid evolution and development of a skilled workforce.

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