The CMMC Accreditation Body has again ignored a formal complaint put to it, the latest alleging overt violations of its Code of Ethics by board members.
Multiple current and former Board Members are alleged to be personally profiting from their roles in the CMMC-AB by selling CMMC related services or products.
Documents submitted by the CMMC-AB to obtain a federal CAGE code included a false statement claiming the group was “tax-exempt” in March 2020.
The no-bid contract requires the CMMC-AB to undergo peer evaluations by foreign auditors, granting them physical access to reports of US cybersecurity deficiencies.
The official worldwide registry for AS9100 certifications, called OASIS, is down.
SGS continues to certify Celotex, who admitted to falsifying cladding test data.
CMMC Third Party Assessment Organizations will have to obtain ISO 17020 accreditation in order to meet a DOD demand.
Guberman PMC offered self-accredited ISO certificates, and relied on a campaign of defaming competitors, an effort which now appears entirely shut down.
Test reports appeared to show irregularities and deficiencies when compared to the applicable test specifications.
USAF CSO Nicholas Chaillan threatened to use “DOD lawyers” against a private citizen after a petty squabble on LinkedIn.
The latest release of AS9104/3 requires aerospace registrars to measure auditor performance based on “nonconformities per audit day.”
The standard for certification bodies uses over 15 different terms to refer to “procedures,” making implementation a nightmare without third-party help.
ISO has telegraphed its intent to revise ISO 9001:2015 over the objections of the world’s ISO members, further discrediting the myth that its standards are built on “consensus.”
Ironically, the Dept. of Defense is making false claims about its ability to prosecute False Claims Act lawsuits against defense contractors who fail to obtain CMMC.
Sigh… ASQ is trying to take credit for fixing a problem that was caused by a failure of quality to begin with.
QD’s editors stepped in with additional reporting to refute some false claims made by an IAF rep.
“Reciprocity” with ISO 27001 essentially signals the surrender of CMMC, and invites corruption and Chinese interference.
A Quality Digest article falsely claims the CertSearch database is “nearly 100% reliable” and contains information from all ISO certification bodies.
Four steps that can be done now to roll out a fully-functioning CMMC certification scheme.
Cosmocert altered documents and later falsely claimed they did not use pre-written policies.
Oxebridge founder Christopher Paris is not trying to sell his book during this video about not selling books.
The entire first year of strips is now available in a single, free PDF e-book.
Fans of THE AUDITOR can now donate to the official Oxebridge page on Patreon.
Advisera will give you the course for free, but charges you for the certificate.
UKAS is happy its CBs, like BSI, won’t have to waste time updating to a new standard, even as they push forth on a revision to ISO 9001 that will screw their own customers.
The misadventures of ISO 9001 auditor Ray Battlesbee will return shortly.
A collection of some frustrating, rip-snorting bogus nonconformities reported by PRI during Nadcap special process audits.
Less than six months in, and the Oxebridge comic strip is already past 100 episodes.
Christopher Paris of Oxebridge is quoted alongside other greats such as Drucker, Disney, Bezos and Abraham Lincoln.
David Hutchins sells “diplomas” from his self-made “college” and then insults anybody who thinks this might be dubious.
Extracting tangible benefits from ISO 9001’s Clause 8.5.5 on “Post-Delivery Activities”
Extracting tangible benefits from ISO 9001’s Clause 8.5.4 on “Preservation.”
Oxebridge’s ISO 45001 implementation approach can help identify and verify legal compliance.
Extracting tangible benefits from ISO 9001’s Clause 8.5.3 on “Customer and Supplier Property”
The kit fixes errors in the prior COTO Log and adds a handful of new optional QMS forms.
The latest update to the Oxebridge Free ISO 9001 template kit provides Google Docs capabilities.
Extracting tangible benefits from ISO 9001’s Clause 8.5.2 on “Identification & Traceability”
Extracting tangible benefits from ISO 9001’s Clause 8.5.1 on “Control of Production and Service Provision”
Oxebridge is presenting a radical approach towards preventing consulting by Q001 auditors.
Oxebridge has released version 1.1 of its new QMS standard, Oxebridge Q001. The version fixes some minor typographical errors in Appendix B, improves page numbering formatting for users of printed copies, and adds reference to "shelf life control of perishable items"...