Category: NIST

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification

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Aug2019
The Department of Defense (DoD) recently announced the development of the ”Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (“CMMC”)”, a standard aimed at assessing and enhancing the cybersecurity posture of the Defense Industrial Base (“DIB”), particularly as it relates to controlled unclassified information (“CUI”) within the supply chain. This new standard will provide ... Read More
August 3, 2019admin
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May2018
NIST SP 800- 171 & Continuous Monitoring of security controls and cyber hygiene, are must for any DoD subcontractor looking to stay compliant. Traditionally, this process has been referred to as “Continuous Monitoring” as noted in NIST SP 800-137 Information Security Continuous Monitoring for Federal Information Systems and Organizations.  It is ... Read More
May 8, 2018admin
POA&M-NIST-Plan-Of-Action-And-Milestones

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Apr2018
POAM NIST 800-171 (Plan of Action and Milestones) is required for DoD contractors to meet DFARS compliance requirements. If during your internal audit you find that your company does ... Read More
April 12, 2018admin
nist-800-171-compliance-templates

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Apr2018
CKSS offers a free NIST 800-171 GAP Analysis. Fill out the form to the left and also download our free white paper on DFARS compliance.ROADMAP FOR COMPLIANCE For compliance best practices, contractors should consider the following:Consult with legal counsel to determine contracts that are subject to the new rule and ... Read More
April 12, 2018admin
nist-800-171-compliance-checklist

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Mar2018
Below you can download a NIST 800-171 compliance checklist  which lists the Core components necessary to meet DFARS cybersecurity requirements. The checklist includes the following:COVERED DEFENSE (CDI) DISCOVERY - You’ll need a baseline of risk to make decisions on implementing controls. In addition, you need to define your accreditation ... Read More
March 18, 2018admin
nist-compliance

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Mar2018
Understanding NIST 800-171 Critical Controls is important if your company stores Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), and you are the prime, subcontractor, or a 3rd party cloud provider.  The following information will help you understand the critical areas that require special attention.Contractors are encouraged to implement adequate safeguarding standards in NIST 800-171 as ... Read More
March 13, 2018admin
nist-800-171-compliance-templates

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Nov2017
The DFARS NIST 800 171 Compliance deadline is December 31, 2017. Below are the recommended controls that are required to ensure the confidentiality of CUI and NIST Compliance based on SP 800-171:Access Control Audit and Accountability Awareness and Training Configuration Management Identification and Authentication Incident Response Media Protection Personnel ... Read More
November 28, 2017admin
SYSTEM-SECURITY-PLAN-TOOLKIT2

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Nov2017
This is a NIST 800-171 System Security Plan (SSP) Template which is a comprehensive document that provides an overview of NIST SP 800-171 Rev. 1 system security requirements and describes controls in place ... Read More
November 2, 2017admin
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Nov2016

NIST 800-171 Compliance Deadline

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Under DFARS 252.204-7012, to meet NIST SP 800-171 Compliance, a contractor must implement the security requirements in National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-171, that is in effect at the time the solicitation is issued by the Contracting Officer, or as soon as practical, but not later ... Read More
November 13, 2016admin
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