AIM2LEARN:Changes and Updates to CMMC 2.0

The Department of Defense (DoD) launched CMMC (Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification) protect the defense industrial base’s (DIB) sensitive unclassified information from frequent and increasingly complex cyberattacks. Michael Hawkins, Netizen Corporation CEO, will discuss the changes and updates that are associated with the latest version of the certification, CMMC 2.0. He will share his perspective on what is driving these changes from the federal government and what immediate steps companies can take to start getting ready for CMMC 2.0 that is scheduled to go into effect in the coming months.

About the Presenter:

Michael W. Hawkins, PMP, CISSP, Chief Executive Officer, Netizen Corporation

Named one of the U.S. Army’s “most proficient and capable leaders” during his military service, Michael Hawkins also earned a degree with honors in Computer Science from the University of Maryland and managed large-scale federal government software engineering and cybersecurity programs at executive levels for nearly a decade prior to founding Netizen. He holds PMP, CISSP, and other certifications.

This webinar is part of the AIM2LEARN education series that is hosted by the AIM Higher Consortium. Speakers present for 30 minutes on a topic relevant to the defense industry supply chain. Each webinar serves as a tool to help regional manufacturers improve their competitive advantage and strategies to expand business with the U.S. Department of Defense and the subcontractors that serve them. This webinar is available at no cost thanks to a grant provided by the Department of Defense Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation (DoD-OLDCC). You can learn more about the AIM Higher Consortium at

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