Christina is a Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) certified practitioner with 22 years of specialization in cybersecurity and information assurance policy, including application and guidance for DoD contractors in support of CMMC, DFARS 252.204-7012, NIST 800-171, NIST 800-172, NIST 800-53, HIPAA, CFPB, PCI, CIS, EXOSTAR, DCSA RMF packages and other industry-mandated cybersecurity regulations.
Christina has served as a senior systems engineer and ISSO supporting multiple DoD BMDS programs under US Army, US Navy/NAVWAR, and MDA programs, as well as more than 150 commercial IT and cyber customers. She has provided thought leadership for the IT and cyber sectors, including two published books, “Zen and the Art of DFARS 7012 Compliance” and “Weather the Storm in the Cloud: Maintaining active DFARS 7012 Compliance in the Cloud.”
Christina provides expertise in DFARS 252.204-7012 compliance with the NIST SP 800-171 framework. Our BDO Cyber Assessment Tool (CAT) provides comprehensive assessments for FAR 52.204-21 (CMMC ML1), DFARS 252.204-7012 and NIST 800-171 (+20 additional controls to meet CMMC ML 3), NIST 800-172 (adding on to NIST 800-171 provides CMMC ML5) as well as additional assessments for EXOSTAR’s NIST 800-171 and CIS questionnaires. Our team additionally assists with Cyber Architecting, network and systems IT implementation, policies compliant to CMMC assessments to meet Maturity Levels, and overall package management yearly to keep your package current and compliant.
Whether you are seeking to enter the DoD market or expand your competitive presence, BDO’s cybersecurity consulting professionals regularly deploy their extensive knowledge of DoD cybersecurity regulations and sound business processes and practices to help companies efficiently implement a successful and fully compliant cybersecurity program to satisfy their contract requirements.