Totem Technologies is excited to announce that all software customers have been upgraded to the next major release of our Totem™ Cybersecurity Compliance Management tool, Version 4.5! Totem™ 4.5 is full of new enhancements that will make managing your compliance with DFARS 252.204-7012, NIST 800-171, and CMMC even easier. Significant improvements were made to the following areas of the tool:
- Control Status
If you would like to request a demo + free 30-day trial of Totem™, you can do so at the end of this announcement.
Control Status Improvements
Additionally, the Control IDs and their Descriptions have all been updated to align with the new CMMC 2.0 model:
Filtering Control IDs is now easier with the introduction of a new filtering tool. NOTE: a bug was discovered that prevents users from seeing the Control ID filtering tool if they are running the August 5th, 2022 LastPass browser extension. Totem is tracking this issue, and more information can be found on our Knowledge Base.
Other updates to Control Status include:
- Global search feature now much easier to use
- All supplemental guidance elements updated
- All CMMC v1.0 .997, .998 and .999 controls removed
A new Start Date field has been added to the Corrective Action Plan (CAP) page, allowing you to specify when CAP steps begin in addition to their estimated completion date:
Users now also have the ability to view a graphical depiction of their CAPs in the form of a Gantt Chart:
Additionally, users now are able to delete CAPs if they wish:
Other updates to POA&M include:
- Responsible Entity field now preserved and can be selected across multiple CAP steps
A Hardware Assets feature has now been added, allowing users to maintain their hardware inventory within Totem™:
Finally, other improvements introduced in Totem™ 4.5 include:
- Audit log times now interpreted correctly
- Updated Resources interface along with new tools and templates added
- Security fixes
- Bug fixes
We have been listening to your feedback and working hard to incorporate all these new features and updates into the tool. We hope that you enjoy Totem™ 4.5!
— The Totem Team