BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//IMEC - ECPv5.12.0//NONSGML v1.0//EN CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:IMEC X-ORIGINAL-URL:https://www.imec.org X-WR-CALDESC:Events for IMEC REFRESH-INTERVAL;VALUE=DURATION:PT1H X-Robots-Tag:noindex X-PUBLISHED-TTL:PT1H BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/Chicago BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZOFFSETFROM:-0600 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 TZNAME:CDT DTSTART:20220313T080000 END:DAYLIGHT BEGIN:STANDARD TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0600 TZNAME:CST DTSTART:20221106T070000 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20220105T083000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20220105T113000 DTSTAMP:20211217T010913 CREATED:20210225T155250Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210930T170412Z UID:7112-1641371400-1641382200@www.imec.org SUMMARY:MAKE STEADY PROGRESS: CMMC Cybersecurity 15-Part Training Series for Manufacturers DESCRIPTION:REGISTER FOR THE SERIES\n\nSERIES OVERVIEW FLYER\n\n\n\n\nThis series meets the first Wednesday of every month from August 4\, 2021 through October 5\, 2022.\nMake an investment in the future of your company – while increasing competitiveness for contracts through the U.S. Department of Defense. \nBy 2025\, manufacturers must achieve Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) certification to retain current or earn new contracts through the U.S. Department of Defense\, whether as a prime or sub contractor. When you achieve Level 3 of CMMC – demonstrating good cyber hygiene – you demonstrate to the DoD that you are prepared to safeguard sensitive information and reduce risks to your company. \nDon’t Become a Statistic\n\nAverage cost of a data breach in 2020: $3.86 million\nAverage time to identify and contain a data breach: 280 days\n9.6% of data breach victims in 2020 were manufacturers\n\n* Source: Verizon 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report \nDon’t Go It Alone!\nThis series will: \n\nTranslate the CMMC requirements into language that manufacturers – not cybersecurity experts – can understand\nProvide an up-to-date deep dive into each of the CMMC practice families and domains\nOutline monthly action step for you to make ongoing progress toward CMMC compliance – while still operating your company\nIdentify what practices you already have in place\, allowing you to document the policy and strengthen the procedure\nProvide 1-on-1 coaching\nAddress common implementation challenges your organization may experience\n\nInvest Your Time Now and Save Money Later\nYour commitment to this 15-month training program and completion of monthly homework can: \n\nPrepare you for a successful first-time CMMC audit\, with cost estimated in the $20\,000-$30\,000 range\nSave $100\,000+ in consulting costs for an external provider to complete the process of demonstrating compliance with CMMC in policies\, procedures and practices\n\nIt’s a Marathon – Not a Sprint\nLooking through the DoD-required cybersecurity practices can be overwhelming. You are not alone if you are wondering “how will we get it all done?”. IMEC offers the Make Steady Process series to provide training and guidance to move your company towards certification with the DoD cybersecurity requirements. One month at a time\, the virtual training walks you through a portion of the CMMC required practices. Following the training session\, you will be able to write your related policies\, procedures\, and demonstrate company practices to satisfy the requirements highlighted in the webinar. \nMitigate Risks and Demonstrate Your Ability to Maintain Security\nWhen you attend the monthly training (live or recorded) and commit to making consistent progress on addressing the requirements outlined\, you will be on track to demonstrate cybersecurity compliance and pursue CMMC certification in 2023. In plain language\, you will be eligible for contracts through the Department of Defense \nMonthly Company Check-In\nIn addition to training\, an IMEC expert will check in following every group training to answer questions and provide encouragement as you make continual progress toward DFARS NIST 800-171 and CMMC compliance. Our goal is that you make steady progress towards certification. \nRegistration Cost and Details\n$4\,000 / company\, providing access to: \n\n15 live training session + access to recorded training session for on-demand viewing\nUnlimited company attendees\nAccess to monthly recorded training sessions and digital training materials for all company representatives\nMonthly 1-on-1 virtual check-in meeting with IMEC to answer questions and obtain feedback\n\nDiscounts may be available!  Contact Emily Lee at elee@imec.org for more information.\nTraining Schedule  |  August 2021 – October 2022\n\nAugust 4 | Session 1: Access Control pt.1 (controls 3.1.1 – 3.1.11)\nSeptember 1 | Session 2: Access Control pt.2 (controls 3.1.12 – 3.1.22)\nOctober 6 | Session 3: Awareness and Training\, Incident Response\, Situational Awareness (SA) and Recovery\nNovember 3 | Session 4: Audit and Accountability\nDecember 1 | Session 5: Configuration Management and Asset Management\nJanuary 5\, 2022 | Session 6: Identification and Authentication\nFebruary 2\, 2022 | Session 7: Maintenance\, and How to Maintain Your SSP and POAM\nMarch 2\, 2022 | Session 8: Media\nApril 6\, 2022 | Session 9: Physical Protection and Personnel Security\nMay 4\, 2022 | Session 10: Risk Assessment and Risk Management\nJune 1\, 2022 | Session 11: Security Assessment\nJuly 6\, 2022 | Session 12: System and Communication Protection\nAugust 3\, 2022 | Session 13: System and Information Integrity\nSeptember 7\, 2022 | Session 14: CMMC Process Maturity Requirements: Putting Policies and Procedures into Practice\nOctober 5\, 2022 | Session 15: Preparing for Your CMMC Certification Assessment\n\n\nBrought to you in partnership by:\n \n \nPresenter: Jana White\, Cerberus Sentinel \nContact Name: Emily Lee \nContact Phone: 608-445-4905 \nContact Email: elee@imec.org URL:https://www.imec.org/event/make-steady-progress-cmmc-cybersecurity-series-for-mfrs-fy21-2/2022-01-05/ LOCATION:Virtual Training\, Login will be provided by facilitator CATEGORIES:Central,Chicago,Customer,North,Operations,South,Technology ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://www.imec.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/MAKE-STEADY-PROGRESS-2.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20220117 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20220201 DTSTAMP:20211217T010913 CREATED:20211122T170243Z LAST-MODIFIED:20211208T230207Z UID:7866-1642377600-1643673599@www.imec.org SUMMARY:MANUFACTURING PEER GROUPS: IMEC BreakThrough Groups for Operation Management\, Senior Leaders and Women in Leadership ***Dates TBD*** DESCRIPTION:SUBMIT PEER GROUP INTEREST\n          OPERATIONS LEADER INFO SHEET\n          SENIOR LEADER INFO SHEET\n          WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP INFO SHEET\n \nIMEC and BreakThrough Results are collecting interest in 3 Manufacturing Peer Groups\, slated to meet monthly from January to June 2022.  Complete the Interest Form to learn more! \n\n\nHIGHLIGHTS\n\nA multitude of VALUABLE INSIGHTS from non-competing peers in the same industry.\nCompanies GROW FASTER when they have members in roundtables.\nCONNECT with companies facing similar issues.\n\nPURPOSE\nTapping into the collective knowledge of a peer group is powerful. Three options of IMEC BreakThrough Groups serve as a forum allowing members to solve problems collectively and maximize resources in the manufacturing industry.  Peer Leadership groups include: \n\nOperations Management\nSenior Leaders\nWomen in Leadership\n\nGroup membership supports the ability to adapt and innovate in a fast-changing environment and become a channel for new ideas and fresh perspectives. Manufacturing leaders who want to collaborate\, connect\, and grow in the industry will benefit from an IMEC BreakThrough Group. \nMEETING SNAPSHOT \n\nMeetings are virtual to accommodate manufacturers from across Illinois.\nTYPICAL AGENDA INCLUDES:\n\nBest Practices & Key Performance Indicators\nChallenges\, opportunities\, and issues facing members\nUpdates from each business since last meeting\nReview successful projects and what worked well\nDiscuss frustrations and biggest challenges in each business\nAccountability reports for goals set at previous meeting\nEstablish goals on an ongoing basis\n\n\n\nGROUP GUIDELINES\n\nOPEN to Illinois Manufacturing Employees\nKey executives\, high-performers & emerging leaders are good candidates.\n6-Month Commitment\nRegular Attendance\nHosting of virtual monthly meetings rotates between members\nNO “SELLING” but NETWORKING ENCOURAGED\nALL Groups are professionally facilitated\nHighly Confidential\n\n  \nCost: $1500 for the 6-month Peer Leadership Group.  Individual coaching is available. \nContact Name: Emily Lee \nContact Phone: 608-445-4905 \nContact Email: elee@imec.org URL:https://www.imec.org/event/manufacturing-peer-roundtables-jan2022/ LOCATION:Virtual Training\, Login will be provided by facilitator CATEGORIES:Central,Chicago,Leadership,North,South,Workforce ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://www.imec.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/MANUFACTURING-PEER-GROUPS.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20220119T090000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20220119T103000 DTSTAMP:20211217T010913 CREATED:20211215T195058Z LAST-MODIFIED:20211215T195449Z UID:8043-1642582800-1642588200@www.imec.org SUMMARY:SUPPLY CHAIN SERIES | Supply Chain and Policy Panel **Save the date!** DESCRIPTION:NOTIFY ME WHEN REGISTRATION OPENS\n\nMark your calendar for the first of three Supply Chain sessions from Fifth Third Bank\, IMEC\, and other regional supply chain experts.  Complete the pre-registration form to be the first to learn more about the program and reserve your seat. \n\nAll events in the Supply Chain Series will be moderated by Jeff Korzenik\, Chief Investment Strategist with Fifth Third Bank. \nSave the date for all sessions of the Supply Chain Series:\n\nFebruary 23\, 2022  |  Session 2: Supply Chain Agility Panel\nMarch 9\, 2022  |  Session 3: Reshoring Panel\n\n\nPresented in partnership by: \n        \n\n  \nContact Name: Emily Lee \nContact Phone: 608-445-4905 \nContact Email: elee@imec.org URL:https://www.imec.org/event/supply-chain-series-policy-011922/ LOCATION:mHUB\, 965 W. Chicago Ave.\, Chicago\, IL\, 60642 CATEGORIES:Central,Chicago,Customer,North,Operations,Strategy ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://www.imec.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/SUPPLY-CHAIN-SERIES.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20220119T130000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20220119T150000 DTSTAMP:20211217T010913 CREATED:20211215T165613Z LAST-MODIFIED:20211216T220838Z UID:8041-1642597200-1642604400@www.imec.org SUMMARY:EXPOSE NEW CUSTOMERS: Prospecting in a Post-COVID World Workshop DESCRIPTION:REGISTER\n\nSince COVID\, it’s likely one of two things has happened for you: Your phone is either ringing off the hook with orders you’ll have a hard time fulfilling\, OR you’re having a hard time getting anyone to meet with you.  So how do we successfully prospect in a Post-COVID world?  Join us for this 2-hour\, interactive meeting where we will look at what is working and what isn’t these days. \n\nWhat you will learn\n\n\n\nDevelop a planned approach with a well-thought-out message that gets favorable attention\nIdentify opportunities through your existing client network\nLearn a powerful way to ask for and get more referrals\nExamine best practices for prospecting through Phone\, Email\, Social Media\, & Networking in a Post-COVID world\n\n\n\nWhy you want to learn it\n\n\nIn 2021\, salespeople said the most difficult part of their job was getting in front of new customers. The attention of business leaders is hard to capture as they are dealing with a high pace of change and continued challenges such as supply chain issues and hiring/retaining talent. If you’re going to break through the noise\, your prospecting strategies need to be thoughtful\, creative\, and well executed. \n\n\nHow it will help you\n\n\nProspecting in a Post-COVID World will help you capture new customers by assessing and retooling your prospecting strategies\, beginning with your ideal buyer profile\, to your messaging\, and sequence of touches. We will explore 4 key avenues for reaching prospects\, phone\, email\, social\, and networking\, and how to most effectively use them to reach your customers. \n\nPresented in partnership by: \n     \nABOUT THE PRESENTER\nDavid Osborne | Executive Consultant and Trainer | Dale Carnegie & Associates\, Inc. \nDavid assess challenges to individuals and organizations\, and design systemic solution strategies. He is able to train groups on employee engagement\, change management\, leadership\, management processes\, strategic planning & goal setting\, sales\, communication\, presentations\, handling conflict\, performance appraisals\, and human relations. In addition to group training\, David coaches individuals to achieve their optimum potential\, and manage change to realize professional goals. David is a dynamic speaker for industry conferences\, special consulting\, and training projects around the world both face-to-face and virtually. \n\nWorkshop Cost: $50.00 / attendee. \nContact Name: Emily Lee \nContact Phone: 608-445-4905 \nContact Email: elee@imec.org URL:https://www.imec.org/event/expose-new-customers-prospecting-011922/ LOCATION:Virtual Training\, Login will be provided by facilitator CATEGORIES:Central,Chicago,Customer,North,South ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://www.imec.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/EXPOSE-NEW-CUSTOMERS.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20220120T113000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20220120T123000 DTSTAMP:20211217T010913 CREATED:20211210T210901Z LAST-MODIFIED:20211210T233442Z UID:8031-1642678200-1642681800@www.imec.org SUMMARY:ADVANCED MANUFACTURING EXPLAINED: The Intersection of Lean Standard Work and Industry 4.0 Webinar DESCRIPTION:REGISTER\n\n\n\n \nStandard Work is the “tried-and-true” Lean practice of maximizing performance\, with minimum waste\, through the best combination of people\, processes\, technology\, and tools. \nAnd speaking of “technology”\, Industry 4.0 is known to as the fourth industrial revolution and at its most foundational level is the connectivity / inter-connectivity of machines\, devices\, and systems. So how does a “tried-and-true” practice and the latest craze with I4.0 advancements complement each other? \nIn an interactive session on IMEC’s ADVANCE WITH AUTOMATION webinar series on January 20\, IMEC Technical Specialist Jim Floyd will explore how these two innovative approaches to achieving performance excellence work quite well together and facilitate the group’s sharing of best practices and questions regarding Standard Work and I4.0 working together – the Intersection of Lean Standard Work and Industry 4.0. \nABOUT THE PRESENTER\nJim Floyd |  IMEC Technical Specialist \nJim has over 20 years of experience leading sustaining\, enterprise-wide Lean transformations and continuous process improvements – both domestically and internationally\, in manufacturing (discrete\, process\, and FDA regulated)\, consumer product\, and service industries. Jim holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Management from the University of Illinois at Chicago\, and a Master of Education from the University of St. Francis.  As a Lean continuous improvement leader\, Lean master black belt\, process improvement engineer\, and professional educator\, Jim leads enterprise-wide Lean continuous improvement transformations\, creating a unified culture of ownership and accountability\, deploying strategic business plans\, and achieving measurable break-through outcomes. \nContact Name: Emily Lee \nContact Email: elee@imec.org URL:https://www.imec.org/event/advanced-mfg-explained-standard-work-012021/ LOCATION:Webinar\, Webinar link will be provided after registration CATEGORIES:Central,Chicago,North,Operations,South,Technology ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://www.imec.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/ADVANCED-MFG-EXPLAINED.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20220125T113000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20220125T123000 DTSTAMP:20211217T010913 CREATED:20211216T173851Z LAST-MODIFIED:20211216T175052Z UID:8054-1643110200-1643113800@www.imec.org SUMMARY:START TO FINISH: Value Stream Mapping as a Tool for Process Improvement Webinar DESCRIPTION:REGISTER\n\n\n\n \nValue Stream Mapping (VSM) is a visual representation of a set of actions\, showing a process from start to finish. \nJoin IMEC to learn more about the VSM tool\, one that allows a team to see the big picture – and focus on what process changes will have most impact on the entire value stream. A VSM often moves through several teams or departments\, and can help create visibility to how the work of one role impacts the rest of the organization. \nBeyond explaining what Value Stream Mapping is – and is not – you will learn about: \n\nThe purpose and use cases for VSM\, and how it differs from process mapping\nDifferences between manufacturing and transactional VSMs\nDetermining the level of detail to include in your VSM\nTeam members to include when mapping your current and future-state value streams\nCreating the Current State Map\, defining waste\, and developing a Future State Map\nActions and Follow-up\n\nABOUT THE PRESENTER\nGreg Thompson | IMEC Technical Specialist \nGreg worked for over 10 years in the semiconductor and food manufacturing industries prior to joining IMEC. He held positions in Industrial Engineering\, Operations Finance\, & Supply Chain Planning. He has worked for IMEC for over 15 years\, focusing on continuous improvement and lean manufacturing training and implementation. He attended the University of Illinois (U-C)\, earning a BS & MS Industrial Engineering and an MBA. \n  \nContact Name: Emily Lee \nContact Email: elee@imec.org URL:https://www.imec.org/event/start-to-finish-vsm-012522/ LOCATION:Webinar\, Webinar link will be provided after registration CATEGORIES:Central,Chicago,Customer,North,Operations,South,Workforce ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://www.imec.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/START-TO-FINISH.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20220126T113000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20220126T123000 DTSTAMP:20211217T010913 CREATED:20211216T160221Z LAST-MODIFIED:20211216T164538Z UID:8052-1643196600-1643200200@www.imec.org SUMMARY:LEADING THROUGH CHANGE: Creating a Strategic Roadmap for Successful Change Management Webinar DESCRIPTION:REGISTER\n\n\n\nBeing agile is the new norm. \nGiven the market uncertainties\, we have no choice but to embrace and lead impactful change endeavors to respond to: \n\nChallenges to find a skilled workforce\nContinued development of leadership succession bench strength\nAdjust to increasing supply chain\nAdapt to meet changing customer demands \n\nDuring this live webinar event\, we will provide a strategic and comprehensive change management framework that will help you set a clear direction and support your teams and employees throughout the change life-cycle. \nABOUT THE PRESENTER\nStacey Curry |  IMEC Technical Specialist \nWith 30 years of experience\, Stacey has provided coaching\, consulting\, and industry training for a variety of sectors\, specializing in leadership\, management\, sales\, and team development. For the past 11 years\, she has focused on creating and facilitating leadership and sales programs\, coach-the-coach development opportunities\, as well as introducing customer experience maps and process improvement endeavors related to strategic initiatives. She has helped put in motion a strategic project focusing on voice of customer\, analysis of Net Promoter Score metrics\, and creating service excellence standards to help lead a significant organizational culture shift focusing on customer-centricity. Stacey has a Master of Arts in Social Work from the University of Illinois-Springfield\, is a Certified Presence-Based Leadership Coach\, and holds a certification in Lean Six Sigma as a Green Belt. \nContact Name: Emily Lee \nContact Email: elee@imec.org URL:https://www.imec.org/event/leading-through-change-roadmap-for-change-mgmt-012622/ LOCATION:Webinar\, Webinar link will be provided after registration CATEGORIES:Central,Chicago,North,South,Workforce ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://www.imec.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/LEADING-THROUGH-CHANGE.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20220127T113000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20220127T123000 DTSTAMP:20211217T010913 CREATED:20211216T192136Z LAST-MODIFIED:20211216T192636Z UID:8056-1643283000-1643286600@www.imec.org SUMMARY:GROW YOUR BUSINESS: Creating a Strong Digital Presence to Win Customers Webinar DESCRIPTION:REGISTER\n\n\n\n \nAre you tired of being the best kept secret? \nDigital marketing & eCommerce are no longer a “nice to have” but an absolute necessity to remain competitive in your industry. \nAre you a company without a dedicated marketing professional? Can your existing marketing team use a boost? Are you considering an outside marketing service provider? If you answered yes\, this session is for you. \nYou’ll hear what to do to increase awareness of your products\, but also learn one path to your how. \nJoin IMEC on January 27 to learn how small and mid-sized manufacturers can maximize digital marketing efforts\, including: \n\nIdentifying your ideal buyers \nMaking a great 1st impression with your website \nCreating effective landing pages that convert into RFQ’s & Sales\nCapturing 1st page rankings on google \nTaking advantage of online marketplaces including Amazon\, Alibaba & Zoro \nDetailed example of an eCommerce success story with Falconer Electronics\n\nWhile there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution\, we’ll learn key elements that you should have as part of your online presence. \nPresented in partnership with: \n \nContact Name: Emily Lee \nContact Email: elee@imec.org URL:https://www.imec.org/event/grow-your-business-digital-presence-to-win-customers-012722/ LOCATION:Webinar\, Webinar link will be provided after registration CATEGORIES:Central,Chicago,Customer,North,South ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://www.imec.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/GROW-YOUR-BUSINESS-2022.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20220202T083000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20220202T113000 DTSTAMP:20211217T010913 CREATED:20210225T155250Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210930T170417Z UID:7113-1643790600-1643801400@www.imec.org SUMMARY:MAKE STEADY PROGRESS: CMMC Cybersecurity 15-Part Training Series for Manufacturers DESCRIPTION:REGISTER FOR THE SERIES\n\nSERIES OVERVIEW FLYER\n\n\n\n\nThis series meets the first Wednesday of every month from August 4\, 2021 through October 5\, 2022.\nMake an investment in the future of your company – while increasing competitiveness for contracts through the U.S. Department of Defense. \nBy 2025\, manufacturers must achieve Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) certification to retain current or earn new contracts through the U.S. Department of Defense\, whether as a prime or sub contractor. When you achieve Level 3 of CMMC – demonstrating good cyber hygiene – you demonstrate to the DoD that you are prepared to safeguard sensitive information and reduce risks to your company. \nDon’t Become a Statistic\n\nAverage cost of a data breach in 2020: $3.86 million\nAverage time to identify and contain a data breach: 280 days\n9.6% of data breach victims in 2020 were manufacturers\n\n* Source: Verizon 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report \nDon’t Go It Alone!\nThis series will: \n\nTranslate the CMMC requirements into language that manufacturers – not cybersecurity experts – can understand\nProvide an up-to-date deep dive into each of the CMMC practice families and domains\nOutline monthly action step for you to make ongoing progress toward CMMC compliance – while still operating your company\nIdentify what practices you already have in place\, allowing you to document the policy and strengthen the procedure\nProvide 1-on-1 coaching\nAddress common implementation challenges your organization may experience\n\nInvest Your Time Now and Save Money Later\nYour commitment to this 15-month training program and completion of monthly homework can: \n\nPrepare you for a successful first-time CMMC audit\, with cost estimated in the $20\,000-$30\,000 range\nSave $100\,000+ in consulting costs for an external provider to complete the process of demonstrating compliance with CMMC in policies\, procedures and practices\n\nIt’s a Marathon – Not a Sprint\nLooking through the DoD-required cybersecurity practices can be overwhelming. You are not alone if you are wondering “how will we get it all done?”. IMEC offers the Make Steady Process series to provide training and guidance to move your company towards certification with the DoD cybersecurity requirements. One month at a time\, the virtual training walks you through a portion of the CMMC required practices. Following the training session\, you will be able to write your related policies\, procedures\, and demonstrate company practices to satisfy the requirements highlighted in the webinar. \nMitigate Risks and Demonstrate Your Ability to Maintain Security\nWhen you attend the monthly training (live or recorded) and commit to making consistent progress on addressing the requirements outlined\, you will be on track to demonstrate cybersecurity compliance and pursue CMMC certification in 2023. In plain language\, you will be eligible for contracts through the Department of Defense \nMonthly Company Check-In\nIn addition to training\, an IMEC expert will check in following every group training to answer questions and provide encouragement as you make continual progress toward DFARS NIST 800-171 and CMMC compliance. Our goal is that you make steady progress towards certification. \nRegistration Cost and Details\n$4\,000 / company\, providing access to: \n\n15 live training session + access to recorded training session for on-demand viewing\nUnlimited company attendees\nAccess to monthly recorded training sessions and digital training materials for all company representatives\nMonthly 1-on-1 virtual check-in meeting with IMEC to answer questions and obtain feedback\n\nDiscounts may be available!  Contact Emily Lee at elee@imec.org for more information.\nTraining Schedule  |  August 2021 – October 2022\n\nAugust 4 | Session 1: Access Control pt.1 (controls 3.1.1 – 3.1.11)\nSeptember 1 | Session 2: Access Control pt.2 (controls 3.1.12 – 3.1.22)\nOctober 6 | Session 3: Awareness and Training\, Incident Response\, Situational Awareness (SA) and Recovery\nNovember 3 | Session 4: Audit and Accountability\nDecember 1 | Session 5: Configuration Management and Asset Management\nJanuary 5\, 2022 | Session 6: Identification and Authentication\nFebruary 2\, 2022 | Session 7: Maintenance\, and How to Maintain Your SSP and POAM\nMarch 2\, 2022 | Session 8: Media\nApril 6\, 2022 | Session 9: Physical Protection and Personnel Security\nMay 4\, 2022 | Session 10: Risk Assessment and Risk Management\nJune 1\, 2022 | Session 11: Security Assessment\nJuly 6\, 2022 | Session 12: System and Communication Protection\nAugust 3\, 2022 | Session 13: System and Information Integrity\nSeptember 7\, 2022 | Session 14: CMMC Process Maturity Requirements: Putting Policies and Procedures into Practice\nOctober 5\, 2022 | Session 15: Preparing for Your CMMC Certification Assessment\n\n\nBrought to you in partnership by:\n \n \nPresenter: Jana White\, Cerberus Sentinel \nContact Name: Emily Lee \nContact Phone: 608-445-4905 \nContact Email: elee@imec.org URL:https://www.imec.org/event/make-steady-progress-cmmc-cybersecurity-series-for-mfrs-fy21-2/2022-02-02/ LOCATION:Virtual Training\, Login will be provided by facilitator CATEGORIES:Central,Chicago,Customer,North,Operations,South,Technology ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://www.imec.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/MAKE-STEADY-PROGRESS-2.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20220223T090000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20220223T103000 DTSTAMP:20211217T010913 CREATED:20211215T195223Z LAST-MODIFIED:20211215T195443Z UID:8046-1645606800-1645612200@www.imec.org SUMMARY:SUPPLY CHAIN SERIES | Supply Chain Agility Panel **Save the date!** DESCRIPTION:NOTIFY ME WHEN REGISTRATION OPENS\n\nMark your calendar for the second of three Supply Chain sessions from Fifth Third Bank\, IMEC\, and other regional supply chain experts.  Complete the pre-registration form to be the first to learn more about the program and reserve your seat. \nThis session on Supply Chain Agility hones in on this question: How do you build a resilient supply chain – and what does this mean in the context of the global supply chain? \n\nAll events in the Supply Chain Series will be moderated by Jeff Korzenik\, Chief Investment Strategist with Fifth Third Bank. \nSave the date for all sessions of the Supply Chain Series:\n\nJanuary 19\, 2022  |  Session 1: Supply Chain and Policy Panel\nMarch 9\, 2022  |  Session 3: Reshoring Panel\n\n\nPresented in partnership by: \n        \n\n  \nContact Name: Emily Lee \nContact Phone: 608-445-4905 \nContact Email: elee@imec.org URL:https://www.imec.org/event/supply-chain-series-agility-022322/ LOCATION:Chicago Area TBD\, IL\, United States CATEGORIES:Central,Chicago,Customer,North,Operations,Strategy ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://www.imec.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/SUPPLY-CHAIN-SERIES.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20220301 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20220302 DTSTAMP:20211217T010913 CREATED:20211129T184238Z LAST-MODIFIED:20211129T184238Z UID:7894-1646092800-1646179199@www.imec.org SUMMARY:MAXIMIZE YOUR MACHINES: Total Predictive Maintenance for Equipment Effectiveness Virtual Training Series **Training Dates TBD** DESCRIPTION:NOTIFY ME WHEN REGISTRATION OPENS\n\n\n\n\n\nThis 7-session training is postponed to 2022.  Complete this form to be notified when registration re-opens.  Thank you.\n * * * * * \nDo you seek to improve equipment reliability\, product quality\, cost performance and uptime on your equipment?\nTo move from reactive to proactive maintenance\, you need a team-based\, data driven process focused on equipment reliability. This training series is for your staff who are responsible for operating\, repairing\, and maintaining your equipment – to the goal of improving operational safety\, product quality\, and overall business performance. \nThis series will help your team members understand their role in developing a better culture of equipment care that will ultimately provide measurable results that will motivate your team to sustain continuous improvement. \nTopics covered during the 7-session training include: \n\nThe case for change – Maintenance case studies\nWhat is Total Predictive Maintenance (TPM)?\nUsing data to identify opportunities\nTPM & Maintenance Excellence\nWhy employ TPM?\nHow do we implement TPM?\nMeasuring & sustaining progress\n\nWho should attend?\nThis training is ideal for a cross section of leaders from your company\, including: \n\nOperations\nMaintenance\nContinuous improvement\nEngineering\nSupervisors\n\nAbout the Trainer\nJeffrey Craig\, Reliability & Maintenance Professional | Fuss & O’Neill Manufacturing Solutions \nJeff has more than 20 years of experience in Engineering and Maintenance Management. A natural leader\, Jeff has spent his career training both civilians and military personnel in the art of technical and program management. He is an expert in safety program management and has extensive process improvement experience. \n \nCost: $925 / attendee.  Includes 7 training sessions and all related course materials. \n\nContact Name: Emily Lee \nContact Phone: 608-445-4905 \nContact Email: elee@imec.org URL:https://www.imec.org/event/maximize-your-machines-tpm-training-spring-2022/ LOCATION:Virtual Training\, Login will be provided by facilitator CATEGORIES:Central,Chicago,North,Operations,South ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://www.imec.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/MAXIMIZE-YOUR-MACHINES.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20220302T083000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20220302T113000 DTSTAMP:20211217T010913 CREATED:20210225T155250Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210930T170422Z UID:7114-1646209800-1646220600@www.imec.org SUMMARY:MAKE STEADY PROGRESS: CMMC Cybersecurity 15-Part Training Series for Manufacturers DESCRIPTION:REGISTER FOR THE SERIES\n\nSERIES OVERVIEW FLYER\n\n\n\n\nThis series meets the first Wednesday of every month from August 4\, 2021 through October 5\, 2022.\nMake an investment in the future of your company – while increasing competitiveness for contracts through the U.S. Department of Defense. \nBy 2025\, manufacturers must achieve Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) certification to retain current or earn new contracts through the U.S. Department of Defense\, whether as a prime or sub contractor. When you achieve Level 3 of CMMC – demonstrating good cyber hygiene – you demonstrate to the DoD that you are prepared to safeguard sensitive information and reduce risks to your company. \nDon’t Become a Statistic\n\nAverage cost of a data breach in 2020: $3.86 million\nAverage time to identify and contain a data breach: 280 days\n9.6% of data breach victims in 2020 were manufacturers\n\n* Source: Verizon 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report \nDon’t Go It Alone!\nThis series will: \n\nTranslate the CMMC requirements into language that manufacturers – not cybersecurity experts – can understand\nProvide an up-to-date deep dive into each of the CMMC practice families and domains\nOutline monthly action step for you to make ongoing progress toward CMMC compliance – while still operating your company\nIdentify what practices you already have in place\, allowing you to document the policy and strengthen the procedure\nProvide 1-on-1 coaching\nAddress common implementation challenges your organization may experience\n\nInvest Your Time Now and Save Money Later\nYour commitment to this 15-month training program and completion of monthly homework can: \n\nPrepare you for a successful first-time CMMC audit\, with cost estimated in the $20\,000-$30\,000 range\nSave $100\,000+ in consulting costs for an external provider to complete the process of demonstrating compliance with CMMC in policies\, procedures and practices\n\nIt’s a Marathon – Not a Sprint\nLooking through the DoD-required cybersecurity practices can be overwhelming. You are not alone if you are wondering “how will we get it all done?”. IMEC offers the Make Steady Process series to provide training and guidance to move your company towards certification with the DoD cybersecurity requirements. One month at a time\, the virtual training walks you through a portion of the CMMC required practices. Following the training session\, you will be able to write your related policies\, procedures\, and demonstrate company practices to satisfy the requirements highlighted in the webinar. \nMitigate Risks and Demonstrate Your Ability to Maintain Security\nWhen you attend the monthly training (live or recorded) and commit to making consistent progress on addressing the requirements outlined\, you will be on track to demonstrate cybersecurity compliance and pursue CMMC certification in 2023. In plain language\, you will be eligible for contracts through the Department of Defense \nMonthly Company Check-In\nIn addition to training\, an IMEC expert will check in following every group training to answer questions and provide encouragement as you make continual progress toward DFARS NIST 800-171 and CMMC compliance. Our goal is that you make steady progress towards certification. \nRegistration Cost and Details\n$4\,000 / company\, providing access to: \n\n15 live training session + access to recorded training session for on-demand viewing\nUnlimited company attendees\nAccess to monthly recorded training sessions and digital training materials for all company representatives\nMonthly 1-on-1 virtual check-in meeting with IMEC to answer questions and obtain feedback\n\nDiscounts may be available!  Contact Emily Lee at elee@imec.org for more information.\nTraining Schedule  |  August 2021 – October 2022\n\nAugust 4 | Session 1: Access Control pt.1 (controls 3.1.1 – 3.1.11)\nSeptember 1 | Session 2: Access Control pt.2 (controls 3.1.12 – 3.1.22)\nOctober 6 | Session 3: Awareness and Training\, Incident Response\, Situational Awareness (SA) and Recovery\nNovember 3 | Session 4: Audit and Accountability\nDecember 1 | Session 5: Configuration Management and Asset Management\nJanuary 5\, 2022 | Session 6: Identification and Authentication\nFebruary 2\, 2022 | Session 7: Maintenance\, and How to Maintain Your SSP and POAM\nMarch 2\, 2022 | Session 8: Media\nApril 6\, 2022 | Session 9: Physical Protection and Personnel Security\nMay 4\, 2022 | Session 10: Risk Assessment and Risk Management\nJune 1\, 2022 | Session 11: Security Assessment\nJuly 6\, 2022 | Session 12: System and Communication Protection\nAugust 3\, 2022 | Session 13: System and Information Integrity\nSeptember 7\, 2022 | Session 14: CMMC Process Maturity Requirements: Putting Policies and Procedures into Practice\nOctober 5\, 2022 | Session 15: Preparing for Your CMMC Certification Assessment\n\n\nBrought to you in partnership by:\n \n \nPresenter: Jana White\, Cerberus Sentinel \nContact Name: Emily Lee \nContact Phone: 608-445-4905 \nContact Email: elee@imec.org URL:https://www.imec.org/event/make-steady-progress-cmmc-cybersecurity-series-for-mfrs-fy21-2/2022-03-02/ LOCATION:Virtual Training\, Login will be provided by facilitator CATEGORIES:Central,Chicago,Customer,North,Operations,South,Technology ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://www.imec.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/MAKE-STEADY-PROGRESS-2.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20220309T090000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20220309T103000 DTSTAMP:20211217T010914 CREATED:20211215T195305Z LAST-MODIFIED:20211215T195439Z UID:8047-1646816400-1646821800@www.imec.org SUMMARY:SUPPLY CHAIN SERIES | Supply Chain Reshoring Panel **Save the date!** DESCRIPTION:NOTIFY ME WHEN REGISTRATION OPENS\n\nMark your calendar for the final  of three Supply Chain sessions from Fifth Third Bank\, IMEC\, and other regional supply chain experts.  Complete the pre-registration form to be the first to learn more about the program and reserve your seat. \nThis session on Supply Chain Reshoring will address the process of returning the production and manufacturing of goods back to the United States. \n\nAll events in the Supply Chain Series will be moderated by Jeff Korzenik\, Chief Investment Strategist with Fifth Third Bank. \nSave the date for all sessions of the Supply Chain Series:\n\nJanuary 19\, 2022  |  Session 1: Supply Chain and Policy Panel\nFebruary 23\, 2022  |  Session 2: Supply Chain Agility Panel\n\n\nPresented in partnership by: \n        \n\n  \nContact Name: Emily Lee \nContact Phone: 608-445-4905 \nContact Email: elee@imec.org URL:https://www.imec.org/event/supply-chain-series-reshoring-030922/ LOCATION:Chicago Area TBD\, IL\, United States CATEGORIES:Central,Chicago,Customer,North,Operations,Strategy ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://www.imec.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/SUPPLY-CHAIN-SERIES.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20220406T083000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20220406T113000 DTSTAMP:20211217T010914 CREATED:20210225T155250Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210930T170428Z UID:7115-1649233800-1649244600@www.imec.org SUMMARY:MAKE STEADY PROGRESS: CMMC Cybersecurity 15-Part Training Series for Manufacturers DESCRIPTION:REGISTER FOR THE SERIES\n\nSERIES OVERVIEW FLYER\n\n\n\n\nThis series meets the first Wednesday of every month from August 4\, 2021 through October 5\, 2022.\nMake an investment in the future of your company – while increasing competitiveness for contracts through the U.S. Department of Defense. \nBy 2025\, manufacturers must achieve Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) certification to retain current or earn new contracts through the U.S. Department of Defense\, whether as a prime or sub contractor. When you achieve Level 3 of CMMC – demonstrating good cyber hygiene – you demonstrate to the DoD that you are prepared to safeguard sensitive information and reduce risks to your company. \nDon’t Become a Statistic\n\nAverage cost of a data breach in 2020: $3.86 million\nAverage time to identify and contain a data breach: 280 days\n9.6% of data breach victims in 2020 were manufacturers\n\n* Source: Verizon 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report \nDon’t Go It Alone!\nThis series will: \n\nTranslate the CMMC requirements into language that manufacturers – not cybersecurity experts – can understand\nProvide an up-to-date deep dive into each of the CMMC practice families and domains\nOutline monthly action step for you to make ongoing progress toward CMMC compliance – while still operating your company\nIdentify what practices you already have in place\, allowing you to document the policy and strengthen the procedure\nProvide 1-on-1 coaching\nAddress common implementation challenges your organization may experience\n\nInvest Your Time Now and Save Money Later\nYour commitment to this 15-month training program and completion of monthly homework can: \n\nPrepare you for a successful first-time CMMC audit\, with cost estimated in the $20\,000-$30\,000 range\nSave $100\,000+ in consulting costs for an external provider to complete the process of demonstrating compliance with CMMC in policies\, procedures and practices\n\nIt’s a Marathon – Not a Sprint\nLooking through the DoD-required cybersecurity practices can be overwhelming. You are not alone if you are wondering “how will we get it all done?”. IMEC offers the Make Steady Process series to provide training and guidance to move your company towards certification with the DoD cybersecurity requirements. One month at a time\, the virtual training walks you through a portion of the CMMC required practices. Following the training session\, you will be able to write your related policies\, procedures\, and demonstrate company practices to satisfy the requirements highlighted in the webinar. \nMitigate Risks and Demonstrate Your Ability to Maintain Security\nWhen you attend the monthly training (live or recorded) and commit to making consistent progress on addressing the requirements outlined\, you will be on track to demonstrate cybersecurity compliance and pursue CMMC certification in 2023. In plain language\, you will be eligible for contracts through the Department of Defense \nMonthly Company Check-In\nIn addition to training\, an IMEC expert will check in following every group training to answer questions and provide encouragement as you make continual progress toward DFARS NIST 800-171 and CMMC compliance. Our goal is that you make steady progress towards certification. \nRegistration Cost and Details\n$4\,000 / company\, providing access to: \n\n15 live training session + access to recorded training session for on-demand viewing\nUnlimited company attendees\nAccess to monthly recorded training sessions and digital training materials for all company representatives\nMonthly 1-on-1 virtual check-in meeting with IMEC to answer questions and obtain feedback\n\nDiscounts may be available!  Contact Emily Lee at elee@imec.org for more information.\nTraining Schedule  |  August 2021 – October 2022\n\nAugust 4 | Session 1: Access Control pt.1 (controls 3.1.1 – 3.1.11)\nSeptember 1 | Session 2: Access Control pt.2 (controls 3.1.12 – 3.1.22)\nOctober 6 | Session 3: Awareness and Training\, Incident Response\, Situational Awareness (SA) and Recovery\nNovember 3 | Session 4: Audit and Accountability\nDecember 1 | Session 5: Configuration Management and Asset Management\nJanuary 5\, 2022 | Session 6: Identification and Authentication\nFebruary 2\, 2022 | Session 7: Maintenance\, and How to Maintain Your SSP and POAM\nMarch 2\, 2022 | Session 8: Media\nApril 6\, 2022 | Session 9: Physical Protection and Personnel Security\nMay 4\, 2022 | Session 10: Risk Assessment and Risk Management\nJune 1\, 2022 | Session 11: Security Assessment\nJuly 6\, 2022 | Session 12: System and Communication Protection\nAugust 3\, 2022 | Session 13: System and Information Integrity\nSeptember 7\, 2022 | Session 14: CMMC Process Maturity Requirements: Putting Policies and Procedures into Practice\nOctober 5\, 2022 | Session 15: Preparing for Your CMMC Certification Assessment\n\n\nBrought to you in partnership by:\n \n \nPresenter: Jana White\, Cerberus Sentinel \nContact Name: Emily Lee \nContact Phone: 608-445-4905 \nContact Email: elee@imec.org URL:https://www.imec.org/event/make-steady-progress-cmmc-cybersecurity-series-for-mfrs-fy21-2/2022-04-06/ LOCATION:Virtual Training\, Login will be provided by facilitator CATEGORIES:Central,Chicago,Customer,North,Operations,South,Technology ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://www.imec.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/MAKE-STEADY-PROGRESS-2.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20220504T083000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20220504T113000 DTSTAMP:20211217T010914 CREATED:20210225T155250Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210930T170434Z UID:7116-1651653000-1651663800@www.imec.org SUMMARY:MAKE STEADY PROGRESS: CMMC Cybersecurity 15-Part Training Series for Manufacturers DESCRIPTION:REGISTER FOR THE SERIES\n\nSERIES OVERVIEW FLYER\n\n\n\n\nThis series meets the first Wednesday of every month from August 4\, 2021 through October 5\, 2022.\nMake an investment in the future of your company – while increasing competitiveness for contracts through the U.S. Department of Defense. \nBy 2025\, manufacturers must achieve Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) certification to retain current or earn new contracts through the U.S. Department of Defense\, whether as a prime or sub contractor. When you achieve Level 3 of CMMC – demonstrating good cyber hygiene – you demonstrate to the DoD that you are prepared to safeguard sensitive information and reduce risks to your company. \nDon’t Become a Statistic\n\nAverage cost of a data breach in 2020: $3.86 million\nAverage time to identify and contain a data breach: 280 days\n9.6% of data breach victims in 2020 were manufacturers\n\n* Source: Verizon 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report \nDon’t Go It Alone!\nThis series will: \n\nTranslate the CMMC requirements into language that manufacturers – not cybersecurity experts – can understand\nProvide an up-to-date deep dive into each of the CMMC practice families and domains\nOutline monthly action step for you to make ongoing progress toward CMMC compliance – while still operating your company\nIdentify what practices you already have in place\, allowing you to document the policy and strengthen the procedure\nProvide 1-on-1 coaching\nAddress common implementation challenges your organization may experience\n\nInvest Your Time Now and Save Money Later\nYour commitment to this 15-month training program and completion of monthly homework can: \n\nPrepare you for a successful first-time CMMC audit\, with cost estimated in the $20\,000-$30\,000 range\nSave $100\,000+ in consulting costs for an external provider to complete the process of demonstrating compliance with CMMC in policies\, procedures and practices\n\nIt’s a Marathon – Not a Sprint\nLooking through the DoD-required cybersecurity practices can be overwhelming. You are not alone if you are wondering “how will we get it all done?”. IMEC offers the Make Steady Process series to provide training and guidance to move your company towards certification with the DoD cybersecurity requirements. One month at a time\, the virtual training walks you through a portion of the CMMC required practices. Following the training session\, you will be able to write your related policies\, procedures\, and demonstrate company practices to satisfy the requirements highlighted in the webinar. \nMitigate Risks and Demonstrate Your Ability to Maintain Security\nWhen you attend the monthly training (live or recorded) and commit to making consistent progress on addressing the requirements outlined\, you will be on track to demonstrate cybersecurity compliance and pursue CMMC certification in 2023. In plain language\, you will be eligible for contracts through the Department of Defense \nMonthly Company Check-In\nIn addition to training\, an IMEC expert will check in following every group training to answer questions and provide encouragement as you make continual progress toward DFARS NIST 800-171 and CMMC compliance. Our goal is that you make steady progress towards certification. \nRegistration Cost and Details\n$4\,000 / company\, providing access to: \n\n15 live training session + access to recorded training session for on-demand viewing\nUnlimited company attendees\nAccess to monthly recorded training sessions and digital training materials for all company representatives\nMonthly 1-on-1 virtual check-in meeting with IMEC to answer questions and obtain feedback\n\nDiscounts may be available!  Contact Emily Lee at elee@imec.org for more information.\nTraining Schedule  |  August 2021 – October 2022\n\nAugust 4 | Session 1: Access Control pt.1 (controls 3.1.1 – 3.1.11)\nSeptember 1 | Session 2: Access Control pt.2 (controls 3.1.12 – 3.1.22)\nOctober 6 | Session 3: Awareness and Training\, Incident Response\, Situational Awareness (SA) and Recovery\nNovember 3 | Session 4: Audit and Accountability\nDecember 1 | Session 5: Configuration Management and Asset Management\nJanuary 5\, 2022 | Session 6: Identification and Authentication\nFebruary 2\, 2022 | Session 7: Maintenance\, and How to Maintain Your SSP and POAM\nMarch 2\, 2022 | Session 8: Media\nApril 6\, 2022 | Session 9: Physical Protection and Personnel Security\nMay 4\, 2022 | Session 10: Risk Assessment and Risk Management\nJune 1\, 2022 | Session 11: Security Assessment\nJuly 6\, 2022 | Session 12: System and Communication Protection\nAugust 3\, 2022 | Session 13: System and Information Integrity\nSeptember 7\, 2022 | Session 14: CMMC Process Maturity Requirements: Putting Policies and Procedures into Practice\nOctober 5\, 2022 | Session 15: Preparing for Your CMMC Certification Assessment\n\n\nBrought to you in partnership by:\n \n \nPresenter: Jana White\, Cerberus Sentinel \nContact Name: Emily Lee \nContact Phone: 608-445-4905 \nContact Email: elee@imec.org URL:https://www.imec.org/event/make-steady-progress-cmmc-cybersecurity-series-for-mfrs-fy21-2/2022-05-04/ LOCATION:Virtual Training\, Login will be provided by facilitator CATEGORIES:Central,Chicago,Customer,North,Operations,South,Technology ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://www.imec.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/MAKE-STEADY-PROGRESS-2.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20220601T083000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20220601T113000 DTSTAMP:20211217T010914 CREATED:20210225T155250Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210930T170439Z UID:7117-1654072200-1654083000@www.imec.org SUMMARY:MAKE STEADY PROGRESS: CMMC Cybersecurity 15-Part Training Series for Manufacturers DESCRIPTION:REGISTER FOR THE SERIES\n\nSERIES OVERVIEW FLYER\n\n\n\n\nThis series meets the first Wednesday of every month from August 4\, 2021 through October 5\, 2022.\nMake an investment in the future of your company – while increasing competitiveness for contracts through the U.S. Department of Defense. \nBy 2025\, manufacturers must achieve Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) certification to retain current or earn new contracts through the U.S. Department of Defense\, whether as a prime or sub contractor. When you achieve Level 3 of CMMC – demonstrating good cyber hygiene – you demonstrate to the DoD that you are prepared to safeguard sensitive information and reduce risks to your company. \nDon’t Become a Statistic\n\nAverage cost of a data breach in 2020: $3.86 million\nAverage time to identify and contain a data breach: 280 days\n9.6% of data breach victims in 2020 were manufacturers\n\n* Source: Verizon 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report \nDon’t Go It Alone!\nThis series will: \n\nTranslate the CMMC requirements into language that manufacturers – not cybersecurity experts – can understand\nProvide an up-to-date deep dive into each of the CMMC practice families and domains\nOutline monthly action step for you to make ongoing progress toward CMMC compliance – while still operating your company\nIdentify what practices you already have in place\, allowing you to document the policy and strengthen the procedure\nProvide 1-on-1 coaching\nAddress common implementation challenges your organization may experience\n\nInvest Your Time Now and Save Money Later\nYour commitment to this 15-month training program and completion of monthly homework can: \n\nPrepare you for a successful first-time CMMC audit\, with cost estimated in the $20\,000-$30\,000 range\nSave $100\,000+ in consulting costs for an external provider to complete the process of demonstrating compliance with CMMC in policies\, procedures and practices\n\nIt’s a Marathon – Not a Sprint\nLooking through the DoD-required cybersecurity practices can be overwhelming. You are not alone if you are wondering “how will we get it all done?”. IMEC offers the Make Steady Process series to provide training and guidance to move your company towards certification with the DoD cybersecurity requirements. One month at a time\, the virtual training walks you through a portion of the CMMC required practices. Following the training session\, you will be able to write your related policies\, procedures\, and demonstrate company practices to satisfy the requirements highlighted in the webinar. \nMitigate Risks and Demonstrate Your Ability to Maintain Security\nWhen you attend the monthly training (live or recorded) and commit to making consistent progress on addressing the requirements outlined\, you will be on track to demonstrate cybersecurity compliance and pursue CMMC certification in 2023. In plain language\, you will be eligible for contracts through the Department of Defense \nMonthly Company Check-In\nIn addition to training\, an IMEC expert will check in following every group training to answer questions and provide encouragement as you make continual progress toward DFARS NIST 800-171 and CMMC compliance. Our goal is that you make steady progress towards certification. \nRegistration Cost and Details\n$4\,000 / company\, providing access to: \n\n15 live training session + access to recorded training session for on-demand viewing\nUnlimited company attendees\nAccess to monthly recorded training sessions and digital training materials for all company representatives\nMonthly 1-on-1 virtual check-in meeting with IMEC to answer questions and obtain feedback\n\nDiscounts may be available!  Contact Emily Lee at elee@imec.org for more information.\nTraining Schedule  |  August 2021 – October 2022\n\nAugust 4 | Session 1: Access Control pt.1 (controls 3.1.1 – 3.1.11)\nSeptember 1 | Session 2: Access Control pt.2 (controls 3.1.12 – 3.1.22)\nOctober 6 | Session 3: Awareness and Training\, Incident Response\, Situational Awareness (SA) and Recovery\nNovember 3 | Session 4: Audit and Accountability\nDecember 1 | Session 5: Configuration Management and Asset Management\nJanuary 5\, 2022 | Session 6: Identification and Authentication\nFebruary 2\, 2022 | Session 7: Maintenance\, and How to Maintain Your SSP and POAM\nMarch 2\, 2022 | Session 8: Media\nApril 6\, 2022 | Session 9: Physical Protection and Personnel Security\nMay 4\, 2022 | Session 10: Risk Assessment and Risk Management\nJune 1\, 2022 | Session 11: Security Assessment\nJuly 6\, 2022 | Session 12: System and Communication Protection\nAugust 3\, 2022 | Session 13: System and Information Integrity\nSeptember 7\, 2022 | Session 14: CMMC Process Maturity Requirements: Putting Policies and Procedures into Practice\nOctober 5\, 2022 | Session 15: Preparing for Your CMMC Certification Assessment\n\n\nBrought to you in partnership by:\n \n \nPresenter: Jana White\, Cerberus Sentinel \nContact Name: Emily Lee \nContact Phone: 608-445-4905 \nContact Email: elee@imec.org URL:https://www.imec.org/event/make-steady-progress-cmmc-cybersecurity-series-for-mfrs-fy21-2/2022-06-01/ LOCATION:Virtual Training\, Login will be provided by facilitator CATEGORIES:Central,Chicago,Customer,North,Operations,South,Technology ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://www.imec.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/MAKE-STEADY-PROGRESS-2.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20220706T083000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20220706T113000 DTSTAMP:20211217T010914 CREATED:20210225T155250Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210930T170454Z UID:7118-1657096200-1657107000@www.imec.org SUMMARY:MAKE STEADY PROGRESS: CMMC Cybersecurity 15-Part Training Series for Manufacturers DESCRIPTION:REGISTER FOR THE SERIES\n\nSERIES OVERVIEW FLYER\n\n\n\n\nThis series meets the first Wednesday of every month from August 4\, 2021 through October 5\, 2022.\nMake an investment in the future of your company – while increasing competitiveness for contracts through the U.S. Department of Defense. \nBy 2025\, manufacturers must achieve Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) certification to retain current or earn new contracts through the U.S. Department of Defense\, whether as a prime or sub contractor. When you achieve Level 3 of CMMC – demonstrating good cyber hygiene – you demonstrate to the DoD that you are prepared to safeguard sensitive information and reduce risks to your company. \nDon’t Become a Statistic\n\nAverage cost of a data breach in 2020: $3.86 million\nAverage time to identify and contain a data breach: 280 days\n9.6% of data breach victims in 2020 were manufacturers\n\n* Source: Verizon 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report \nDon’t Go It Alone!\nThis series will: \n\nTranslate the CMMC requirements into language that manufacturers – not cybersecurity experts – can understand\nProvide an up-to-date deep dive into each of the CMMC practice families and domains\nOutline monthly action step for you to make ongoing progress toward CMMC compliance – while still operating your company\nIdentify what practices you already have in place\, allowing you to document the policy and strengthen the procedure\nProvide 1-on-1 coaching\nAddress common implementation challenges your organization may experience\n\nInvest Your Time Now and Save Money Later\nYour commitment to this 15-month training program and completion of monthly homework can: \n\nPrepare you for a successful first-time CMMC audit\, with cost estimated in the $20\,000-$30\,000 range\nSave $100\,000+ in consulting costs for an external provider to complete the process of demonstrating compliance with CMMC in policies\, procedures and practices\n\nIt’s a Marathon – Not a Sprint\nLooking through the DoD-required cybersecurity practices can be overwhelming. You are not alone if you are wondering “how will we get it all done?”. IMEC offers the Make Steady Process series to provide training and guidance to move your company towards certification with the DoD cybersecurity requirements. One month at a time\, the virtual training walks you through a portion of the CMMC required practices. Following the training session\, you will be able to write your related policies\, procedures\, and demonstrate company practices to satisfy the requirements highlighted in the webinar. \nMitigate Risks and Demonstrate Your Ability to Maintain Security\nWhen you attend the monthly training (live or recorded) and commit to making consistent progress on addressing the requirements outlined\, you will be on track to demonstrate cybersecurity compliance and pursue CMMC certification in 2023. In plain language\, you will be eligible for contracts through the Department of Defense \nMonthly Company Check-In\nIn addition to training\, an IMEC expert will check in following every group training to answer questions and provide encouragement as you make continual progress toward DFARS NIST 800-171 and CMMC compliance. Our goal is that you make steady progress towards certification. \nRegistration Cost and Details\n$4\,000 / company\, providing access to: \n\n15 live training session + access to recorded training session for on-demand viewing\nUnlimited company attendees\nAccess to monthly recorded training sessions and digital training materials for all company representatives\nMonthly 1-on-1 virtual check-in meeting with IMEC to answer questions and obtain feedback\n\nDiscounts may be available!  Contact Emily Lee at elee@imec.org for more information.\nTraining Schedule  |  August 2021 – October 2022\n\nAugust 4 | Session 1: Access Control pt.1 (controls 3.1.1 – 3.1.11)\nSeptember 1 | Session 2: Access Control pt.2 (controls 3.1.12 – 3.1.22)\nOctober 6 | Session 3: Awareness and Training\, Incident Response\, Situational Awareness (SA) and Recovery\nNovember 3 | Session 4: Audit and Accountability\nDecember 1 | Session 5: Configuration Management and Asset Management\nJanuary 5\, 2022 | Session 6: Identification and Authentication\nFebruary 2\, 2022 | Session 7: Maintenance\, and How to Maintain Your SSP and POAM\nMarch 2\, 2022 | Session 8: Media\nApril 6\, 2022 | Session 9: Physical Protection and Personnel Security\nMay 4\, 2022 | Session 10: Risk Assessment and Risk Management\nJune 1\, 2022 | Session 11: Security Assessment\nJuly 6\, 2022 | Session 12: System and Communication Protection\nAugust 3\, 2022 | Session 13: System and Information Integrity\nSeptember 7\, 2022 | Session 14: CMMC Process Maturity Requirements: Putting Policies and Procedures into Practice\nOctober 5\, 2022 | Session 15: Preparing for Your CMMC Certification Assessment\n\n\nBrought to you in partnership by:\n \n \nPresenter: Jana White\, Cerberus Sentinel \nContact Name: Emily Lee \nContact Phone: 608-445-4905 \nContact Email: elee@imec.org URL:https://www.imec.org/event/make-steady-progress-cmmc-cybersecurity-series-for-mfrs-fy21-2/2022-07-06/ LOCATION:Virtual Training\, Login will be provided by facilitator CATEGORIES:Central,Chicago,Customer,North,Operations,South,Technology ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://www.imec.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/MAKE-STEADY-PROGRESS-2.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20220803T083000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20220803T113000 DTSTAMP:20211217T010914 CREATED:20210225T155250Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210930T170500Z UID:7119-1659515400-1659526200@www.imec.org SUMMARY:MAKE STEADY PROGRESS: CMMC Cybersecurity 15-Part Training Series for Manufacturers DESCRIPTION:REGISTER FOR THE SERIES\n\nSERIES OVERVIEW FLYER\n\n\n\n\nThis series meets the first Wednesday of every month from August 4\, 2021 through October 5\, 2022.\nMake an investment in the future of your company – while increasing competitiveness for contracts through the U.S. Department of Defense. \nBy 2025\, manufacturers must achieve Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) certification to retain current or earn new contracts through the U.S. Department of Defense\, whether as a prime or sub contractor. When you achieve Level 3 of CMMC – demonstrating good cyber hygiene – you demonstrate to the DoD that you are prepared to safeguard sensitive information and reduce risks to your company. \nDon’t Become a Statistic\n\nAverage cost of a data breach in 2020: $3.86 million\nAverage time to identify and contain a data breach: 280 days\n9.6% of data breach victims in 2020 were manufacturers\n\n* Source: Verizon 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report \nDon’t Go It Alone!\nThis series will: \n\nTranslate the CMMC requirements into language that manufacturers – not cybersecurity experts – can understand\nProvide an up-to-date deep dive into each of the CMMC practice families and domains\nOutline monthly action step for you to make ongoing progress toward CMMC compliance – while still operating your company\nIdentify what practices you already have in place\, allowing you to document the policy and strengthen the procedure\nProvide 1-on-1 coaching\nAddress common implementation challenges your organization may experience\n\nInvest Your Time Now and Save Money Later\nYour commitment to this 15-month training program and completion of monthly homework can: \n\nPrepare you for a successful first-time CMMC audit\, with cost estimated in the $20\,000-$30\,000 range\nSave $100\,000+ in consulting costs for an external provider to complete the process of demonstrating compliance with CMMC in policies\, procedures and practices\n\nIt’s a Marathon – Not a Sprint\nLooking through the DoD-required cybersecurity practices can be overwhelming. You are not alone if you are wondering “how will we get it all done?”. IMEC offers the Make Steady Process series to provide training and guidance to move your company towards certification with the DoD cybersecurity requirements. One month at a time\, the virtual training walks you through a portion of the CMMC required practices. Following the training session\, you will be able to write your related policies\, procedures\, and demonstrate company practices to satisfy the requirements highlighted in the webinar. \nMitigate Risks and Demonstrate Your Ability to Maintain Security\nWhen you attend the monthly training (live or recorded) and commit to making consistent progress on addressing the requirements outlined\, you will be on track to demonstrate cybersecurity compliance and pursue CMMC certification in 2023. In plain language\, you will be eligible for contracts through the Department of Defense \nMonthly Company Check-In\nIn addition to training\, an IMEC expert will check in following every group training to answer questions and provide encouragement as you make continual progress toward DFARS NIST 800-171 and CMMC compliance. Our goal is that you make steady progress towards certification. \nRegistration Cost and Details\n$4\,000 / company\, providing access to: \n\n15 live training session + access to recorded training session for on-demand viewing\nUnlimited company attendees\nAccess to monthly recorded training sessions and digital training materials for all company representatives\nMonthly 1-on-1 virtual check-in meeting with IMEC to answer questions and obtain feedback\n\nDiscounts may be available!  Contact Emily Lee at elee@imec.org for more information.\nTraining Schedule  |  August 2021 – October 2022\n\nAugust 4 | Session 1: Access Control pt.1 (controls 3.1.1 – 3.1.11)\nSeptember 1 | Session 2: Access Control pt.2 (controls 3.1.12 – 3.1.22)\nOctober 6 | Session 3: Awareness and Training\, Incident Response\, Situational Awareness (SA) and Recovery\nNovember 3 | Session 4: Audit and Accountability\nDecember 1 | Session 5: Configuration Management and Asset Management\nJanuary 5\, 2022 | Session 6: Identification and Authentication\nFebruary 2\, 2022 | Session 7: Maintenance\, and How to Maintain Your SSP and POAM\nMarch 2\, 2022 | Session 8: Media\nApril 6\, 2022 | Session 9: Physical Protection and Personnel Security\nMay 4\, 2022 | Session 10: Risk Assessment and Risk Management\nJune 1\, 2022 | Session 11: Security Assessment\nJuly 6\, 2022 | Session 12: System and Communication Protection\nAugust 3\, 2022 | Session 13: System and Information Integrity\nSeptember 7\, 2022 | Session 14: CMMC Process Maturity Requirements: Putting Policies and Procedures into Practice\nOctober 5\, 2022 | Session 15: Preparing for Your CMMC Certification Assessment\n\n\nBrought to you in partnership by:\n \n \nPresenter: Jana White\, Cerberus Sentinel \nContact Name: Emily Lee \nContact Phone: 608-445-4905 \nContact Email: elee@imec.org URL:https://www.imec.org/event/make-steady-progress-cmmc-cybersecurity-series-for-mfrs-fy21-2/2022-08-03/ LOCATION:Virtual Training\, Login will be provided by facilitator CATEGORIES:Central,Chicago,Customer,North,Operations,South,Technology ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://www.imec.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/MAKE-STEADY-PROGRESS-2.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20220907T083000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20220907T113000 DTSTAMP:20211217T010914 CREATED:20210225T155250Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210930T170507Z UID:7120-1662539400-1662550200@www.imec.org SUMMARY:MAKE STEADY PROGRESS: CMMC Cybersecurity 15-Part Training Series for Manufacturers DESCRIPTION:REGISTER FOR THE SERIES\n\nSERIES OVERVIEW FLYER\n\n\n\n\nThis series meets the first Wednesday of every month from August 4\, 2021 through October 5\, 2022.\nMake an investment in the future of your company – while increasing competitiveness for contracts through the U.S. Department of Defense. \nBy 2025\, manufacturers must achieve Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) certification to retain current or earn new contracts through the U.S. Department of Defense\, whether as a prime or sub contractor. When you achieve Level 3 of CMMC – demonstrating good cyber hygiene – you demonstrate to the DoD that you are prepared to safeguard sensitive information and reduce risks to your company. \nDon’t Become a Statistic\n\nAverage cost of a data breach in 2020: $3.86 million\nAverage time to identify and contain a data breach: 280 days\n9.6% of data breach victims in 2020 were manufacturers\n\n* Source: Verizon 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report \nDon’t Go It Alone!\nThis series will: \n\nTranslate the CMMC requirements into language that manufacturers – not cybersecurity experts – can understand\nProvide an up-to-date deep dive into each of the CMMC practice families and domains\nOutline monthly action step for you to make ongoing progress toward CMMC compliance – while still operating your company\nIdentify what practices you already have in place\, allowing you to document the policy and strengthen the procedure\nProvide 1-on-1 coaching\nAddress common implementation challenges your organization may experience\n\nInvest Your Time Now and Save Money Later\nYour commitment to this 15-month training program and completion of monthly homework can: \n\nPrepare you for a successful first-time CMMC audit\, with cost estimated in the $20\,000-$30\,000 range\nSave $100\,000+ in consulting costs for an external provider to complete the process of demonstrating compliance with CMMC in policies\, procedures and practices\n\nIt’s a Marathon – Not a Sprint\nLooking through the DoD-required cybersecurity practices can be overwhelming. You are not alone if you are wondering “how will we get it all done?”. IMEC offers the Make Steady Process series to provide training and guidance to move your company towards certification with the DoD cybersecurity requirements. One month at a time\, the virtual training walks you through a portion of the CMMC required practices. Following the training session\, you will be able to write your related policies\, procedures\, and demonstrate company practices to satisfy the requirements highlighted in the webinar. \nMitigate Risks and Demonstrate Your Ability to Maintain Security\nWhen you attend the monthly training (live or recorded) and commit to making consistent progress on addressing the requirements outlined\, you will be on track to demonstrate cybersecurity compliance and pursue CMMC certification in 2023. In plain language\, you will be eligible for contracts through the Department of Defense \nMonthly Company Check-In\nIn addition to training\, an IMEC expert will check in following every group training to answer questions and provide encouragement as you make continual progress toward DFARS NIST 800-171 and CMMC compliance. Our goal is that you make steady progress towards certification. \nRegistration Cost and Details\n$4\,000 / company\, providing access to: \n\n15 live training session + access to recorded training session for on-demand viewing\nUnlimited company attendees\nAccess to monthly recorded training sessions and digital training materials for all company representatives\nMonthly 1-on-1 virtual check-in meeting with IMEC to answer questions and obtain feedback\n\nDiscounts may be available!  Contact Emily Lee at elee@imec.org for more information.\nTraining Schedule  |  August 2021 – October 2022\n\nAugust 4 | Session 1: Access Control pt.1 (controls 3.1.1 – 3.1.11)\nSeptember 1 | Session 2: Access Control pt.2 (controls 3.1.12 – 3.1.22)\nOctober 6 | Session 3: Awareness and Training\, Incident Response\, Situational Awareness (SA) and Recovery\nNovember 3 | Session 4: Audit and Accountability\nDecember 1 | Session 5: Configuration Management and Asset Management\nJanuary 5\, 2022 | Session 6: Identification and Authentication\nFebruary 2\, 2022 | Session 7: Maintenance\, and How to Maintain Your SSP and POAM\nMarch 2\, 2022 | Session 8: Media\nApril 6\, 2022 | Session 9: Physical Protection and Personnel Security\nMay 4\, 2022 | Session 10: Risk Assessment and Risk Management\nJune 1\, 2022 | Session 11: Security Assessment\nJuly 6\, 2022 | Session 12: System and Communication Protection\nAugust 3\, 2022 | Session 13: System and Information Integrity\nSeptember 7\, 2022 | Session 14: CMMC Process Maturity Requirements: Putting Policies and Procedures into Practice\nOctober 5\, 2022 | Session 15: Preparing for Your CMMC Certification Assessment\n\n\nBrought to you in partnership by:\n \n \nPresenter: Jana White\, Cerberus Sentinel \nContact Name: Emily Lee \nContact Phone: 608-445-4905 \nContact Email: elee@imec.org URL:https://www.imec.org/event/make-steady-progress-cmmc-cybersecurity-series-for-mfrs-fy21-2/2022-09-07/ LOCATION:Virtual Training\, Login will be provided by facilitator CATEGORIES:Central,Chicago,Customer,North,Operations,South,Technology ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://www.imec.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/MAKE-STEADY-PROGRESS-2.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20221005T083000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20221005T113000 DTSTAMP:20211217T010914 CREATED:20210225T155250Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210930T170512Z UID:7121-1664958600-1664969400@www.imec.org SUMMARY:MAKE STEADY PROGRESS: CMMC Cybersecurity 15-Part Training Series for Manufacturers DESCRIPTION:REGISTER FOR THE SERIES\n\nSERIES OVERVIEW FLYER\n\n\n\n\nThis series meets the first Wednesday of every month from August 4\, 2021 through October 5\, 2022.\nMake an investment in the future of your company – while increasing competitiveness for contracts through the U.S. Department of Defense. \nBy 2025\, manufacturers must achieve Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) certification to retain current or earn new contracts through the U.S. Department of Defense\, whether as a prime or sub contractor. When you achieve Level 3 of CMMC – demonstrating good cyber hygiene – you demonstrate to the DoD that you are prepared to safeguard sensitive information and reduce risks to your company. \nDon’t Become a Statistic\n\nAverage cost of a data breach in 2020: $3.86 million\nAverage time to identify and contain a data breach: 280 days\n9.6% of data breach victims in 2020 were manufacturers\n\n* Source: Verizon 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report \nDon’t Go It Alone!\nThis series will: \n\nTranslate the CMMC requirements into language that manufacturers – not cybersecurity experts – can understand\nProvide an up-to-date deep dive into each of the CMMC practice families and domains\nOutline monthly action step for you to make ongoing progress toward CMMC compliance – while still operating your company\nIdentify what practices you already have in place\, allowing you to document the policy and strengthen the procedure\nProvide 1-on-1 coaching\nAddress common implementation challenges your organization may experience\n\nInvest Your Time Now and Save Money Later\nYour commitment to this 15-month training program and completion of monthly homework can: \n\nPrepare you for a successful first-time CMMC audit\, with cost estimated in the $20\,000-$30\,000 range\nSave $100\,000+ in consulting costs for an external provider to complete the process of demonstrating compliance with CMMC in policies\, procedures and practices\n\nIt’s a Marathon – Not a Sprint\nLooking through the DoD-required cybersecurity practices can be overwhelming. You are not alone if you are wondering “how will we get it all done?”. IMEC offers the Make Steady Process series to provide training and guidance to move your company towards certification with the DoD cybersecurity requirements. One month at a time\, the virtual training walks you through a portion of the CMMC required practices. Following the training session\, you will be able to write your related policies\, procedures\, and demonstrate company practices to satisfy the requirements highlighted in the webinar. \nMitigate Risks and Demonstrate Your Ability to Maintain Security\nWhen you attend the monthly training (live or recorded) and commit to making consistent progress on addressing the requirements outlined\, you will be on track to demonstrate cybersecurity compliance and pursue CMMC certification in 2023. In plain language\, you will be eligible for contracts through the Department of Defense \nMonthly Company Check-In\nIn addition to training\, an IMEC expert will check in following every group training to answer questions and provide encouragement as you make continual progress toward DFARS NIST 800-171 and CMMC compliance. Our goal is that you make steady progress towards certification. \nRegistration Cost and Details\n$4\,000 / company\, providing access to: \n\n15 live training session + access to recorded training session for on-demand viewing\nUnlimited company attendees\nAccess to monthly recorded training sessions and digital training materials for all company representatives\nMonthly 1-on-1 virtual check-in meeting with IMEC to answer questions and obtain feedback\n\nDiscounts may be available!  Contact Emily Lee at elee@imec.org for more information.\nTraining Schedule  |  August 2021 – October 2022\n\nAugust 4 | Session 1: Access Control pt.1 (controls 3.1.1 – 3.1.11)\nSeptember 1 | Session 2: Access Control pt.2 (controls 3.1.12 – 3.1.22)\nOctober 6 | Session 3: Awareness and Training\, Incident Response\, Situational Awareness (SA) and Recovery\nNovember 3 | Session 4: Audit and Accountability\nDecember 1 | Session 5: Configuration Management and Asset Management\nJanuary 5\, 2022 | Session 6: Identification and Authentication\nFebruary 2\, 2022 | Session 7: Maintenance\, and How to Maintain Your SSP and POAM\nMarch 2\, 2022 | Session 8: Media\nApril 6\, 2022 | Session 9: Physical Protection and Personnel Security\nMay 4\, 2022 | Session 10: Risk Assessment and Risk Management\nJune 1\, 2022 | Session 11: Security Assessment\nJuly 6\, 2022 | Session 12: System and Communication Protection\nAugust 3\, 2022 | Session 13: System and Information Integrity\nSeptember 7\, 2022 | Session 14: CMMC Process Maturity Requirements: Putting Policies and Procedures into Practice\nOctober 5\, 2022 | Session 15: Preparing for Your CMMC Certification Assessment\n\n\nBrought to you in partnership by:\n \n \nPresenter: Jana White\, Cerberus Sentinel \nContact Name: Emily Lee \nContact Phone: 608-445-4905 \nContact Email: elee@imec.org URL:https://www.imec.org/event/make-steady-progress-cmmc-cybersecurity-series-for-mfrs-fy21-2/2022-10-05/ LOCATION:Virtual Training\, Login will be provided by facilitator CATEGORIES:Central,Chicago,Customer,North,Operations,South,Technology ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://www.imec.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/MAKE-STEADY-PROGRESS-2.jpg END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR