Automating Security Compliance in the DoD

As the DoD moves closer to automated security compliance, it is time for contractors to prepare for this change. Contractors should not only be aware of specific security requirements, but also the status of compliance by various agencies along with acceptable tools. An Easier Transition Guaranteed: Understand NIST 800-171 One of the best ways for… Read more »

What Is the Relationship Between NIST, FISMA, and FedRAMP?

As rapid technology changes continue in the defense industry, security, risk, and compliance concerns are at the forefront of every contractor’s mind. With so many different policies and regulations regarding NIST, FISMA, and FedRAMP, how can contractors ensure they know how all three of these entities are connected and function within the U.S. Department of… Read more »

NIST 800-171 Compliance for DoD Contracting

On December 31, 2017, all businesses that work with the DoD were required to be in compliance with NIST 800-171. So, what is the NIST 800-171 standard? What is NIST 800-171? The NIST (National Institute for Standards and Technology) 800-171 standard relates to secure file sharing and information governance. To put this standard into the… Read more »