CMMC Practice Requirement:

Screen individuals prior to authorizing access to organizational systems containing Federal Contract Information.

CMMC Requirement Explanation:

Pre-screening individuals helps you evaluate their conduct, integrity, judgement, and stability. Individuals with these characteristics can be expected to handle “Federal Contract Information” (FCI) more responsibly.

Example CMMC Implementation:

Conduct background checks on individuals who will have access to “Federal Contract Information” (FCI). If you conduct federal back ground checks on all employees before hiring them then you are meeting this requirement.


- Scenario 1:

Your company wins a DoD contract where it will handle “Federal Contract Information” (FCI). You have HR perform a federal back ground check on all individuals who will work on the contract.

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