Category: DFARS

NIST compliance — it’s never too late!

NIST compliance — it’s never too late!

On December 31, 2017, the deadline passed for defense suppliers to comply with NIST 800-171, a requirement specified in Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement 252.204-7012 “Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting.”...
The Procrastinator’s Blueprint for NIST 800-171 Compliance

The Procrastinator’s Blueprint for NIST 800-171 Compliance

On December 31, 2017, the deadline for compliance with the NIST 800-171, a mandate for contractors serving local and federal governments, came and went. This Special Publication provided guidance on the processes and procedures needed to adequately safeguard...
3 Challenges To Meeting Supply Chain Cybersecurity Requirements

3 Challenges To Meeting Supply Chain Cybersecurity Requirements

More than two years ago, the Department of Defense (DoD) sounded the alarm for increased cybersecurity with a new set of controls designed to raise the level of safeguarding standards across the industry. The requirements specified in Defense Federal Acquisition...
What does the Ohio Data Protection Act mean for your business?

What does the Ohio Data Protection Act mean for your business?

Every day, hackers and thieves are becoming more sophisticated, daring, and aggressive in their attempts to turn stolen data into substantial paydays. And with criminal entities regularly on the prowl for cyber weaknesses to exploit, it’s no wonder that the...
CyberSheath Managed Services for Small & Mid-Size Business

CyberSheath Managed Services for Small & Mid-Size Business

Cybersecurity at small and mid-sized businesses are often under resourced with an “Army of One” approach to compliance and risk management. Compliance with regulatory requirements like DFARs 252.204-7012, HIPAA, PCI DSS, NERC CIP, Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and more compete...
Understanding DFARS 252.204-7012 and NIST SP 800-171

Understanding DFARS 252.204-7012 and NIST SP 800-171

Thanks to the increasingly sophisticated and aggressive cybersecurity threats facing the U.S., there has been much focus recently on reinforcing the nation’s cybersecurity. Much of this effort has revolved around strengthening the Department of Defense (DoD) supply...

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