Cybersecurity Pilot Program Application

Participation in Impact Washington's Pilot Program to assist Washington State-based businesses in the Department of Defense (DoD) supply chain to comply with cybersecurity requirements has CLOSED.  This program offered a grant covering up to 80% of the costs for Security Gap Analysis, creating a Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M), developing a draft System Security Plan (SSP), and other assistance to help companies prepare for the emerging Department of Defense (DoD) Cybersecurity supplier requirements, including Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) assessment.

This program is being offered by Impact Washington and funded by the U.S. Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment (DoD - OEA) through the Washington State Department of Commerce, and supported by the Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition (PNDC).

 ONE-ON-ONE INDUSTRY CYBERSECURITY SUPPORT FOR WASHINGTON STATE BUSINESSES THAT ARE IN THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD) SUPPLY CHAIN

The Cybersecurity Pilot Program matched 19 companies with select experienced cybersecurity service providers to support one-on-one assistance for small to mid-size businesses.

The goals of this program include:

  • Help Washington State businesses to comply with Department of Defense requirements, such as the emerging Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), and to improve the overall cybersecurity of Washington's defense supply chain.
  • Serve as case studies to determine the time, cost, and other resources needed to bring Washington State defense supply chain businesses into compliance with DoD cybersecurity requirements.
  • Provide selected cybersecurity service providers an opportunity to gain additional experience in working with clients who need to comply with emerging DoD cybersecurity requirements.  

Selections will be made on a rolling basis from November 2 – December 30, 2020

Applications for the PILOT Program Closed November 30, 2020

To be considered for future programs

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