CMMC Level 5

CMMC Level 5

Processes: Optimizing
Level 5 requires an organization to standardize and optimize process implementation across the organization.

Level 5 Required Processes:
ML.5.995: Standardize and optimize a documented approach for [DOMAIN NAME] across all applicable organizational units.
o Reference: CERT RMM v1.2 GG3.GP1
o Reference: CERT RMM v1.2 GG3.GP2
o Publicly Available Resources (Templates/Guides/Examples/etc.)

Practices: Advanced/Proactive
Level 5 focuses on the protection of CUI from APTs. The additional practices increase the depth and sophistication of cybersecurity capabilities.

Achieving CMMC Level 5 requires the implementation of the practices listed below plus CMMC Level 1 Practices, CMMC Level 2 Practices, CMMC Level 3 Practices, and CMMC Level 4 Practices.