The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed a guide to assist businesses with adherence to Defense Federal Acquisition Register Supplement (DFARS) standards. The thirteenth of the 14 Families of Requirements for NIST 800-171 compliance is communication protection. What is System and Communication Protection in Terms of NIST 800-171? A business is required […]
We’ve expected for some time that the Department of Defense was going to step up its efforts to move away from self-attestation and start enforcing cybersecurity compliance among defense contractors. Now—just like that—it’s a reality.