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CMMC Accreditation Board Approves Quzara as a RPO

VIENNA, Va., Dec. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Quzara LLC today announced they have been approved by the CMMC-AB as a Registered Provider Organization (RPO), enabling Quzara to provide non-certified advisory services to Organizations Seeking Certification (OSC) for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC).

Quzara has 20+ years of experience assisting organizations in meeting federal compliance requirements and practices. This RPO approval further solidifies Quzara as a trusted partner in CMMC compliance with services & solutions that successfully enable organizations to protect critical information and meet CMMC requirements. This is especially relevant to Quzara Cybertorch™, a Managed Detection & Response (MDR) platform leveraging DoD IL-4/5 Services with cleared, US Citizens.

"Quzara's RPO designation allows us to showcase our compliance advisory and managed security operations capabilities to the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) and organization seeking certification (OSCs). We look forward to bringing our solutions to the DIB, MEP centers and industry partners as we secure the supply chain." - Saif Rahman, Quzara LLC, Managing Director

About CMMC:

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) version 1.0 was released on January 31, 2020, and provides a unified standard for implementing cybersecurity across the Defense Industrial Base (DIB). Ultimately the end goal is for contractors to meet the appropriate level of certification for their organization in order to bid on any DoD contract. The AB has been screening applicants for RPO status to enable qualified vendors to assist contractors through the CMMC process.

RPOs, as described by the CMMC-AB are qualified as:

  • Aware – Employs trained staff in CMMC terminology
  • Registered Practitioner Staffed – Offers non-certified consultative services
  • Targeting – CMMC assessment preparation
  • Trusted – Bound by a professional code of conduct

Meeting each of the above requirements, Quzara is now trusted by the CMMC-AB to deliver cybersecurity solutions and services, helping organizations meet CMMC & NIST SP 800-171 requirements.

NIST 800-171 and CMMC L2-L5 have security monitoring, vulnerability management, and 24/7 SOC requirements, all of which can be met through Quzara's managed detection and response (MDR) platform Quzara Cybertorch™.  Cybertorch™ allows its users to inherit and meet these controls and easily document them in a systems security plan (SSP). Learn more about Cybertorch™ by visiting https://www.cybertorch.com/.

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About Quzara:

Quzara LLC is a woman-owned, SBA 8(a) cybersecurity firm based in the Washington D.C. metro region. Quzara has access to GSA IT Schedule 70, HAC SINS, CDM, and most government contracting vehicles. To meet the security, compliance, and cyber needs of their federal, commercial, and Defense Industrial Base (DIB) customers, Quzara provides trusted advisory services and highly adaptive cybersecurity offerings including a US citizen only, 24/7/365 managed detection & response (MDR) platform on a FedRAMP authorized service environment on Azure Government.