Cybersecurity Implementation Workshop

Thursday, December 9, 2021
Richmond Marriott
500 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219
Registration closes December 7, 2021

Iviry, LLC Announces Free Cybersecurity Implementation Workshop in Richmond, VA

November 23, 2021: Iviry, LLC is hosting a free, interactive, hands-on Cybersecurity Implementation Workshop for CIOs, CISOs, IT Directors, and System Administrators of small business government contractors in Richmond, VA on Thursday, December 9th, 2021, 8:30 AM – 3 PM with lunch provided. At this free workshop, CMMC Registered Practitioner (RP) Matt Christmann will walk you through:

  • How to interpret the NIST 800-171 security controls and apply them to your IT infrastructure.
  • Specific options for designing architectures that are compliant yet more affordable.
  • How to define your data boundary more effectively.
  • How NIST 800-171 relates to the new CMMC version 2.0.

This is not a high-level overview for executives. In this workshop, you will roll your sleeves up and get started using the DoD and DHS funded Cyber Secure Dashboard. Feel free to bring your 3rd party Managed IT Service Provider (MSP) to ensure you get the most of this workshop.


  1. Welcome and Introduction
    1. Staff introductions, Purpose, and End state
  2. Requirements Overview
    1. Requirements, references, and how we got here
    2. What compliance means to you & your organization
    3. Consequences of non-conformity
    4. Who needs to be involved
  3. Compliance Process
    1. Marathon and not a sprint
    2. Planning, 70/30 Split
  4. Intro to Gap Analysis
    1. How to Methodologies
    2. Scoring using the DoD Assessment Methodology (DAM) and uploading to SPRS
    3. Your POA&M
  5. Tools Overview
    1. GRC Tools, The System Security Plan, Policies and Plan Templates
    2. IT Asset List, Asset Register
  6. LUNCH: Will be provided
  7. Intro to System Scope
  8. Access Control
    1. Domain Overview
    2. Controls Review (Selected)
    3. Open Forum Q&A
  9. Identification and Authentication
    1. Domain Overview
    2. Controls Review (Selected)
    3. Open Forum Q&A

Meet The Presenters:

Matt Christmann, Iviry System Analyst and Cyber Compliance Specialist.

Matt has over 15 years USMC experience working in intelligence fields. He has been certified as a CMMC Registered Practitioner (RP) and has a Security+ CE certification. Matt has spent the last several years providing guided gap analysis sessions to contractor organizations to identify current states of compliance. He also provides detailed planning and project management support for remediation actions and develops tailored policy and plan documentation in support of NIST and CMMC requirements.

Zach Godfrey, Iviry Senior Architect and Director of Cyber Security.

Zach has over 20 years of IT and cyber security related experience designing, implementing, and maintaining IT architectures for commercial and government systems. He is one of 200 individuals that were selected to earn a CMMC Provisional Assessor (PA) certification.

Registration for this event is free and closes Tuesday, December 7th. Seats are limited so secure your spot today at

Workshop Sponsors

Research, Technology Transitions and Workforce Development 

About Iviry, LLC

Iviry was established by a US Marine Corps veteran out of a passion for providing technology and cyber-related solutions for organizations within the Defense Industrial Base (DIB). With the emergence of new technologies and breakthrough innovations in fields such as Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Computing, Cloud Services and others, both the overall pace of change and the implications associated with such rapid change can be problematic to grasp and more so to manage. Moreover, with the business community’s reliance on technology expanding just as rapidly, the stark reality is that vulnerabilities are being exploited that much more readily.

As a proud partner with the US Department of Defense in provisioning classified systems management, large infrastructure solutions and cyber security support services, Iviry is well-equipped to assist DoD contractors in navigating what can be a truly complex and sometimes confusing landscape of technology choices and cyber-related threats. Our team is located throughout the United States and abroad providing innovative solutions to complex business problems through a dedicated team of subject matter experts, experienced consultants, and certified cyber security specialists.

About Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute (CIRI)

The Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute (CIRI) conducts research and education that enhances the resiliency of the nation’s critical infrastructures and the businesses and public entities that own and operate those assets and systems.

CIRI is funded by a $20 million five-year grant from the Department of Homeland Security. It is led by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with collaborators from other U.S. universities and national labs.

With an emphasis on outputs-oriented research, education and workforce development, and early and continuous engagement with end users and homeland security practitioners, CIRI will explore the organizational, policy, business, and technical dimensions of critical infrastructure’s dependence on cyber assets. CIRI will examine how computer hardware and software both contribute to and threaten resiliency and how industry makes decisions about cyber assets which contribute to resilience.

A significant focus of the CIRI will be on transitioning research outputs for use by DHS operational components, other homeland security end users, policymakers, decision makers across all levels of industry and government, and community leaders.