We are pleased to announce that Kavaliro, a minority woman-owned national workforces solutions and services company headquartered in Orlando, FL, is now recognized as a Registered Provider Organization by the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body (CMMC - AB).
With the acquisition of this status, we are able to assist defense organizations in improving overall cybersecurity posture and security hygiene with one of Kavaliro’s CMMC-AB Registered Practitioners (RP). Kavaliro will also provide tailored action plans for NIST 800-171 and DFARS as well as CMMC pre-assessment and consulting services.
According to the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition & Sustainment
Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, "CMMC stands for “Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification” and is a unifying standard for the implementation of cybersecurity across the Defense Industrial Base (DIB). The CMMC framework includes a comprehensive and scalable certification element to verify the implementation of processes and practices associated with the achievement of a cybersecurity maturity level. CMMC is designed to provide increased assurance to the Department that a DIB company can adequately protect sensitive unclassified information, accounting for information flow down to subcontractors in a multi-tier supply chain."
To obtain RPO status, an organization must:
- Receive authorization from the CMMC-AB as a result of registering
- Sign the RPO agreement with the Accreditation Body (will be sent to applicants for review when available)
- Must pass an Organizational Background Check via data provided to the CMMC-AB by Dun & Bradstreet and have a DUNS number
- At least one Registered Practitioner (RP) must be associated with the RPO at all times (30-day grace period applies)
The organization must also be:
By meeting these requirements, Kavaliro was proudly able to gain the status of Registered Provider Organization and become a part of the CMMC ecosystem.
To access Kavaliro's profile on the CMMC Marketplace, please visit:
To learn more about our tailored action plans or consulting services, please contact: