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Thad Chappell

Thad Chappell is a Channel Manager for Winvale’s Public Sector department. Thad brings vast experience in account management, business development, as well as channel and partner development across many technical domains. He has experience with go-to-market strategies for start-ups and emerging technologies as well as stints as the sales and territory manager at public and SMB companies serving customer missions with a focus on customer and partner success.

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The Defense Logistics Agency's Plan to Implement CMMC Requirements

By: Thad Chappell
August 23rd, 2021

If you are a government contractor serving the Department of Defense (DoD), then you are part of an elite group of organizations that make up the Defense Industrial Base (DIB). The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) estimates the DIB to be made up of more than “100,000 companies and subcontractors working under contract for the Department of Defense at any given time.” As part of the DIB, you are subject to the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, or better known as CMMC. CMMC is a set of cybersecurity standards created to ensure the DIB and other relevant government contractors are properly protecting sensitive unclassified information.

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