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The Urgent Need for CMMC Compliance [4/19/2023 10AM]

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC 2.0) program is a requirement put in place by the Department of Defense (DoD) to ensure that all contractors doing business with the DoD meet certain security protocols. The process to become compliant takes time so this is an urgent matter for any contractor that intends to continue to do business with the government.

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Scott Edwards brings 20+ years of experience in business, project management, systems engineering, training, and security to Summit 7. As President of Summit 7 Systems, he is building a recognized leader in the Security, Compliance, Cloud Services, and Knowledge Management space by combining the best project methodologies a deep understanding of Microsoft Cloud Architectures, and CMMC / DFARS 252.204-7012, and NIST 800-171 / 53. Through his leadership, Summit 7 has been recognized by Microsoft, KMWorld, and CRN magazine for bringing innovative security and compliance capabilities to market to help customers achieve business goals through improved use of Cloud-based technologies.  

Before launching Summit 7 Systems, Scott spent 6 and a half years working for SAIC and CSC as a Senior Computer Engineer and as the NASA Datacenter Chief Engineer and Engineering Manager. Prior to his civilian career, Scott served as an Officer in the US Army Signal Corps with both the 2-227th Aviation Battalion in Bosnia-Herzegovina and the 1-6 Air Defense Artillery Battalion in Fort Bliss, Texas.  

Scott’s academic background includes a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the United States Military Academy, West Point, and a Master of Science in Computer Science (Information Assurance) from the National Security Agency program at James Madison University. These diverse degrees give Scott a breadth of knowledge that has served him and his customers well.  

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