TSI’S CMMC Technical Managed Programs

TSI’s CMMC Managed Support Plans provide organizations with a complete technical, administrative and consultative CMMC solution. Our plans provide the framework and technical solutions needed to ensure your ongoing adherence to your evolving compliance requirements. Our plans function to significantly simplify the CMMC process, so you can focus on your business- not compliance!

CMMC Technical Services Program Tiers CMMC1 CMMC2 CMMC3 CMMC4 CMMC5
Access Control Project Management
Managed Anti-Virus & Anti-Malware
Systems Updates & Patching
Security Documentation Generation
Identity & Access Management
3rd Party Patching
Ongoing Strategic & Regulatory Compliance Review
Monthly Reporting
Firewall Security Management
AD & File Access Monitoring
Change Management
Vulnerability Management Scanning
Monitor & Control Remote Access
System Security Plan Development
Control Removable Media
Password Management
Email Security Gateway
Networking Monitoring/Alerting & Intrusion Detection
Multi-Factor Authentication
Annual Security Assessment
Perform, Test & Restore Backups
Hosted Internet Gateway
Removable Media Susceptibility Training
Mobile Device Management
Network Log Monitoring
Data Loss Prevention
Data Encryption
Web Application Firewall
Hosted Internet Gateway
End User Security Awareness Training
File Integrity Monitoring
Asset Inventory Management
Port Scanning
Internal & External Penetration Testing
Application Control
Security Operation Center
Enforce Port and Protocol Compliance
On-call Cyber Incident Response Team (CIRT)

TSI’s CMMC Solutions:

Addressing the CMMC regulatory requirements can be a daunting task for any organization working within the DoD supply chain primes, with a limited budget, time or internal technological resources. TSI helps navigate the compliance requirements & ensure that you have the tools & resources in place to focus on growing your business while assuring you have the safeguards in place that will satisfy your industry’s compliance requirements. Please refer to the chart below for an overview of the CMMC requirements & the services TSI provide addressing those very areas.

Level 1

AC.1.001

Limit information system access to authorized users, processes acting on behalf of authorized users, or devices (including other information systems).

AC.1.002

Limit information system access to the types of transactions and functions that authorized users are permitted to execute.

AC.1.003

Verify and control/limit connections to and use of external information systems.

AC.1.004

Control information posted or processed on publicly accessible information systems.

Level 2

AC.2.005

Provide privacy and security notices consistent with applicable CUI rules.

AC.2.006

Limit use of portable storage devices on external systems.

AC.2.007

Employ the principle of least privilege, including for specific security functions and privileged accounts.

AC.2.008

Use non-privileged accounts or roles when accessing nonsecurity functions.

AC.2.009

Limit unsuccessful logon attempts.

AC.2.010

Use session lock with pattern-hiding displays to prevent access and viewing of data after a period of inactivity.

AC.2.011

Authorize wireless access prior to allowing such connections.

AC.2.013

Monitor and control remote access sessions.

AC.2.015

Route remote access via managed access control points.

AC.2.016

Control the flow of CUI in accordance with approved authorizations.

Level 3

AC.3.017

Separate the duties of individuals to reduce the risk of malevolent activity without collusion.

AC.3.018

Prevent non-privileged users from executing privileged functions and capture the execution of such functions in audit logs.

AC.3.019

Terminate (automatically) user sessions after a defined condition.

AC.3.012

Protect wireless access using authentication and encryption.

AC.3.020

Control connection of mobile devices.

AC.3.014

Employ cryptographic mechanisms to protect the confidentiality of remote access sessions.

AC.3.021

Authorize remote execution of privileged commands and remote access to security-relevant information.

AC.3.022

Encrypt CUI on mobile devices and mobile computing platforms.

Level 4

AC.4.023

Control information flows between security domains on connected systems.

AC.4.025

Periodically review and update CUI program access permissions.

AC.4.032

Restrict remote network access based on organizationally defined risk factors such as time of day, location of access, physical location, network connection state, and measured properties of the current user and role.

Level 5

AC.5.024

Identify and mitigate risk associated with unidentified wireless access points connected to the network.

Level 3

AM.3.036

Define procedures for the handling of CUI data.

Level 4

AM.4.226

Employ a capability to discover and identify systems with specific component attributes (e.g., firmware level, OS type) within your inventory.

Level 2

AU.2.041

Ensure that the actions of individual system users can be uniquely traced to those users so they can be held accountable for their actions.

AU.2.042

Create and retain system audit logs and records to the extent needed to enable the monitoring, analysis, investigation, and reporting of unlawful or unauthorized system activity.

AU.2.043

Provide a system capability that compares and synchronizes internal system clocks with an authoritative source to generate time stamps for audit records.

AU.2.044

Review audit logs.

Level 3

AU.3.045

Review and update logged events.

AU.3.046

Alert in the event of an audit logging process failure.

AU.3.048

Collect audit information (e.g., logs) into one or more central repositories.

AU.3.049

Protect audit information and audit logging tools from unauthorized access, modification, and deletion.

AU.3.050

Limit management of audit logging functionality to a subset of privileged users.

AU.3.051

Correlate audit record review, analysis, and reporting processes for investigation and response to indications of unlawful, unauthorized, suspicious, or unusual activity.

AU.3.052

Provide audit record reduction and report generation to support on-demand analysis and reporting.

Level 4

AU.4.053

Automate analysis of audit logs to identify and act on critical indicators (TTPs) and/or organizationally defined suspicious activity.

AU.4.054

Review audit information for broad activity in addition to per-machine activity.

Level 5

AU.5.055

Identify assets not reporting audit logs and assure appropriate organizationally defined systems are logging.

Level 2

AT.2.056

Ensure that managers, system administrators, and users of organizational systems are made aware of the security risks associated with their activities and of the applicable policies, standards, and procedures related to the security of those systems.

AT.2.057

Ensure that personnel are trained to carry out their assigned information security-related duties and responsibilities.

Level 3

AT.3.058

Provide security awareness training on recognizing and reporting potential indicators of insider threat.

Level 4

AT.4.059

Provide awareness training focused on recognizing and responding to threats from social engineering, advanced persistent threat actors, breaches, and suspicious behaviors; update the training at least annually or when there are significant changes to the threat.

AT.4.060

Include practical exercises in awareness training that are aligned with current threat scenarios and provide feedback to individuals involved in the training.

Level 2

CM.2.061

Establish and maintain baseline configurations and inventories of organizational systems (including hardware, software, firmware, and documentation) throughout the respective system development life cycles.

CM.2.062

Employ the principle of least functionality by configuring organizational systems to provide only essential capabilities.

CM.2.063

Control and monitor user-installed software.

CM.2.064

Establish and enforce security configuration settings for information technology products employed in organizational systems.

CM.2.065

Track, review, approve, or disapprove, and log changes to organizational systems.

CM.2.066

Analyze the security impact of changes prior to implementation.

Level 3

CM.3.067

Define, document, approve, and enforce physical and logical access restrictions associated with changes to organizational systems.

CM.3.068

Restrict, disable, or prevent the use of nonessential programs, functions, ports, protocols, and services.

CM.3.069

Apply deny-by-exception (blacklisting) policy to prevent the use of unauthorized software or deny- all, permit-by-exception (whitelisting) policy to allow the execution of authorized software.

Level 4

CM.4.073

Employ application whitelisting and an application vetting process for systems identified by the organization.

Level 5

CM.5.074

Verify the integrity and correctness of security critical or essential software as defined by the organization (e.g., roots of trust, formal verification, or cryptographic signatures).

Level 1

IA.1.076

Identify information system users, processes acting on behalf of users, or devices.

IA.1.077

Authenticate (or verify) the identities of those users, processes, or devices, as a prerequisite to allowing access to organizational information systems.

Level 2

IA.2.078

Enforce a minimum password complexity and change of characters when new passwords are created.

IA.2.079

Prohibit password reuse for a specified number of generations.

IA.2.080

Allow temporary password use for system logons with an immediate change to a permanent password.

IA.2.081

Store and transmit only cryptographically-protected passwords.

IA.2.082

Obscure feedback of authentication information.

Level 3

IA.3.083

Use multifactor authentication for local and network access to privileged accounts and for network access to non-privileged accounts.

IA.3.084

Employ replay-resistant authentication mechanisms for network access to privileged and non- privileged accounts.

IA.3.085

Prevent the reuse of identifiers for a defined period.

IA.3.086

Disable identifiers after a defined period of inactivity.

Level 2

IR.2.092

Establish an operational incident-handling capability for organizational systems that includes preparation, detection, analysis, containment, recovery, and user response activities.

IR.2.093

Detect and report events.

IR.2.094

Analyze and triage events to support event resolution and incident declaration.

IR.2.096

Develop and implement responses to declared incidents according to pre-defined procedures.

IR.2.097

Perform root cause analysis on incidents to determine underlying causes.

Level 3

IR.3.098

Track, document, and report incidents to designated officials and/or authorities both internal and external to the organization.

IR.3.099

Test the organizational incident response capability.

Level 4

IR.4.100

Use knowledge of attacker tactics, techniques, and procedures in incident response planning and execution.

IR.4.101

Establish and maintain a security operations center capability that facilitates a 24/7 response capability.

Level 5

IR.5.106

In response to cyber incidents, utilize forensic data gathering across impacted systems, ensuring the secure transfer and protection of forensic data.

IR.5.102

Use a combination of manual and automated, real-time responses to anomalous activities that match incident patterns.

IR.5.108

Establish and maintain a cyber incident response team that can investigate an issue physically or virtually at any location within 24 hours.

IR.5.110

Perform unannounced operational exercises to demonstrate technical and procedural responses.

Level 2

MA.2.111

Perform maintenance on organizational systems.

MA.2.112

Provide controls on the tools, techniques, mechanisms, and personnel used to conduct system maintenance.

MA.2.113

Require multifactor authentication to establish nonlocal maintenance sessions via external network connections and terminate such connections when nonlocal maintenance is complete.

MA.2.114

Supervise the maintenance activities of personnel without required access authorization.

Level 3

MA.3.115

Ensure equipment removed for off-site maintenance is sanitized of any CUI.

MA.3.116

Check media containing diagnostic and test programs for malicious code before the media are used in organizational systems.

Level 1

MP.1.118

Sanitize or destroy information system media containing Federal Contract Information before disposal or release for reuse.

Level 2

MP.2.119

Protect (i.e., physically control and securely store) system media containing CUI, both paper and digital.

MP.2.120

Limit access to CUI on system media to authorized users.

MP.2.121

Control the use of removable media on system components.

Level 3

MP.3.122

Mark media with necessary CUI markings and distribution limitations.

MP.3.123

Prohibit the use of portable storage devices when such devices have no identifiable owner.

MP.3.124

Control access to media containing CUI and maintain accountability for media during transport outside of controlled areas.

MP.3.125

Implement cryptographic mechanisms to protect the confidentiality of CUI stored on digital media during transport unless otherwise protected by alternative physical safeguards.

Level 2

PS.2.127

Screen individuals prior to authorizing access to organizational systems containing CUI.

PS.2.128

Ensure that organizational systems containing CUI are protected during and after personnel actions such as terminations and transfers.

Level 1

PE.1.131

Limit physical access to organizational information systems, equipment, and the respective operating environments to authorized individuals.

PE.1.132

Escort visitors and monitor visitor activity.

PE.1.133

Maintain audit logs of physical access.

PE.1.134

Control and manage physical access devices.

Level 2

PE.2.135

Protect and monitor the physical facility and support infrastructure for organizational systems.

Level 3

PE.3.136

Enforce safeguarding measures for CUI at alternate work sites.

Level 2

RE.2.137

Regularly perform and test data back-ups.

RE.2.138

Protect the confidentiality of backup CUI at storage locations.

Level 3

RE.3.139

Regularly perform complete, comprehensive, and resilient data back-ups as organizationally defined.

Level 5

RE.5.140

Ensure information processing facilities meet organizationally defined information security continuity, redundancy, and availability requirements.

Level 2

RM.2.141

Periodically assess the risk to organizational operations (including mission, functions, image, or reputation), organizational assets, and individuals, resulting from the operation of organizational systems and the associated processing, storage, or transmission of CUI.

RM.2.142

Scan for vulnerabilities in organizational systems and applications periodically and when new vulnerabilities affecting those systems and applications are identified.

RM.2.143

Remediate vulnerabilities in accordance with risk assessments.

Level 3

RM.3.144

Periodically perform risk assessments to identify and prioritize risks according to the defined risk categories, risk sources, and risk measurement criteria.

RM.3.146

Develop and implement risk mitigation plans.

RM.3.147

Manage non-vendor-supported products (e.g., end of life) separately and restrict as necessary to reduce risk.

Level 4

RM.4.149

Catalog and periodically update threat profiles and adversary TTPs.

RM.4.150

Employ threat intelligence to inform the development of the system and security architectures, selection of security solutions, monitoring, threat hunting, and response and recovery activities.

RM.4.151

Perform scans for unauthorized ports available across perimeter network boundaries over the organization's Internet network boundaries and other organizationally defined boundaries.

RM.4.148

Develop and update as required, a plan for managing supply chain risks associated with the IT supply chain.

Level 5

RM.5.152

Utilize an exception process for non-whitelisted software that includes mitigation techniques.

RM.5.155

Analyze the effectiveness of security solutions at least annually to address anticipated risk to the system and the organization based on current and accumulated threat intelligence.

Level 2

CA.2.157

Develop, document, and periodically update system security plans that describe system boundaries, system environments of operation, how security requirements are implemented, and the relationships with or connections to other systems.

CA.2.158

Periodically assess the security controls in organizational systems to determine if the controls are effective in their application.

CA.2.159

Develop and implement plans of action designed to correct deficiencies and reduce or eliminate vulnerabilities in organizational systems.

Level 3

CA.3.161

Monitor security controls on an ongoing basis to ensure the continued effectiveness of the controls.

CA.3.162

Employ a security assessment of enterprise software that has been developed internally, for internal use, and that has been organizationally defined as an area of risk.

Level 4

CA.4.163

Create, maintain, and leverage a security strategy and roadmap for organizational cybersecurity improvement.

CA.4.164

Conduct penetration testing periodically, leveraging automated scanning tools and ad hoc tests using human experts.

CA.4.227

Periodically perform red teaming against organizational assets in order to validate defensive capabilities.

Level 3

SA.3.169

Receive and respond to cyber threat intelligence from information sharing forums and sources and communicate to stakeholders.

Level 4

SA.4.171

Establish and maintain a cyber threat hunting capability to search for indicators of compromise in organizational systems and detect, track, and disrupt threats that evade existing controls.

SA.4.173

Design network and system security capabilities to leverage, integrate, and share indicators of compromise.

Level 1

SC.1.175

Monitor, control, and protect organizational communications (i.e., information transmitted or received by organizational information systems) at the external boundaries and key internal boundaries of the information systems.

SC.1.176

Implement subnetworks for publicly accessible system components that are physically or logically separated from internal networks.

Level 2

SC.2.178

Prohibit remote activation of collaborative computing devices and provide indication of devices in use to users present at the device.

SC.2.179

Use encrypted sessions for the management of network devices.

Level 3

SC.3.177

Employ FIPS-validated cryptography when used to protect the confidentiality of CUI.

SC.3.180

Employ architectural designs, software development techniques, and systems engineering principles that promote effective information security within organizational systems.

SC.3.181

Separate user functionality from system management functionality.

SC.3.182

Prevent unauthorized and unintended information transfer via shared system resources.

SC.3.183

Deny network communications traffic by default and allow network communications traffic by exception (i.e., deny all, permit by exception).

SC.3.184

Prevent remote devices from simultaneously establishing non-remote connections with organizational systems and communicating via some other connection to resources in external networks (i.e., split tunneling).

SC.3.185

Implement cryptographic mechanisms to prevent unauthorized disclosure of CUI during transmission unless otherwise protected by alternative physical safeguards.

SC.3.186

Terminate network connections associated with communications sessions at the end of the sessions or after a defined period of inactivity.

SC.3.187

Establish and manage cryptographic keys for cryptography employed in organizational systems.

SC.3.188

Control and monitor the use of mobile code.

SC.3.189

Control and monitor the use of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technologies.

SC.3.190

Protect the authenticity of communications sessions.

SC.3.191

Protect the confidentiality of CUI at rest.

SC.3.192

Implement Domain Name System (DNS) filtering services.

SC.3.193

Implement a policy restricting the publication of CUI on externally owned, publicly accessible websites (e.g., forums, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter).

Level 4

SC.4.197

Employ physical and logical isolation techniques in the system and security architecture and/or where deemed appropriate by the organization.

SC.4.228

Isolate administration of organizationally defined high-value critical network infrastructure components and servers.

SC.4.199

Utilize threat intelligence to proactively block DNS requests from reaching malicious domains.

SC.4.202

Employ mechanisms to analyze executable code and scripts (e.g., sandbox) traversing Internet network boundaries or other organizationally defined boundaries.

SC.4.229

Utilize a URL categorization service and implement techniques to enforce URL filtering of websites that are not approved by the organization.

Level 5

SC.5.198

Configure monitoring systems to record packets passing through the organization's Internet network boundaries and other organizationally defined boundaries.

SC.5.230

Enforce port and protocol compliance.

SC.5.208

Employ organizationally defined and tailored boundary protections in addition to commercially available solutions.

Level 1

SI.1.210

Identify, report, and correct information and information system flaws in a timely manner.

SI.1.211

Provide protection from malicious code at appropriate locations within organizational information systems.

SI.1.212

Update malicious code protection mechanisms when new releases are available.

SI.1.213

Perform periodic scans of the information system and real-time scans of files from external sources as files are downloaded, opened, or executed.

Level 2

SI.2.214

Monitor system security alerts and advisories and take action in response.

SI.2.216

Monitor organizational systems, including inbound and outbound communications traffic, to detect attacks and indicators of potential attacks.

SI.2.217

Identify unauthorized use of organizational systems.

Level 3

SI.3.218

Employ spam protection mechanisms at information system access entry and exit points.

SI.3.219

Implement email forgery protections.

SI.3.220

Utilize sandboxing to detect or block potentially malicious email.

Level 4

SI.4.221

Use threat indicator information relevant to the information and systems being protected and effective mitigations obtained from external organizations to inform intrusion detection and threat hunting.

Level 5

SI.5.222

Analyze system behavior to detect and mitigate execution of normal system commands and scripts that indicate malicious actions.

SI.5.223

Monitor individuals and system components on an ongoing basis for anomalous or suspicious behavior.

CMMC Program Management & vCISO Services

Achieving your respective CMMC level is a long Support -term, ongoing process that will require an all hands Services -on deck approach to accomplish. Your strategy should be clear with the ultimate goal of having an actionable, comprehensive security program addressing your compliance requirements. The smallest oversight can easily derail an organization’s compliance posture and potentially present the risk of failing to meet contractual obligations. It’s of the utmost importance that your organization has a clear, long-term, sustainable cyber-security program based on the basic tenets of the CMMC: documentation, technical controls, evidence, management, and sustainability

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