Cyber Cafe Series: CMMC

Well we did it…we threw our hat in the very crowded ring of webinars on CMMC. Why should you listen to this one vice all the others out there? For one thing, we wanted to break down what CMMC really means for your company and your security budget. Contrary to some of the information out there, the sky is not falling and GCC High is not necessarily required for compliance.

If you missed it, you can catch Hilary and Heather discussing CMMC basics, or download and review our show notes here.


Heather Engel is a strategic advisor to government and industry clients on risk management, cyber planning, and security program development; and is an author and a keynote speaker at industry events around the country. She is the founder and Managing Partner at Strategic Cyber Partners, LLC and a recognized subject matter expert in NIST frameworks, FedRAMP, and Payment Card Industry security standards. She has over 18 years of experience in information technology and security and is experienced in both the private and government sectors. Ms. Engel graduated from the Pennsylvania State University and holds a Master of Business Administration from Florida Institute of Technology. She is a governor-appointed member of the Board of Directors of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, where she chairs the Legislative and Policy Committee. Volunteer work includes Mary Baldwin University’s Cyber Security Program Advisory Committee and the Coastal Virginia CCI Leadership Council as subject matter expert on cybersecurity. She is also a member of the CIVIC Leadership Institute Class of 2020.