At Cloud Security and Compliance Series – CS2 Huntsville, Nick Delrosso’s presentation included the “Top 10 Other Than Satisfied Requirements”. Nick Delrosso represents the DCMA’s Defense Industrial Base Cybersecurity Assessment Center (DIBCAC) which has been performing cybersecurity assessments on contractors for the Read More
Category: NIST SP 800-171 requirements
When is a FIPS Validated Module required?
This video from Amira Armond and Jillian Wright (both Kieri Solutions Provisional Assessors and Instructors), explains when FIPS 140-2 validated modules are required to be used by CMMC Level 2 / NIST SP 800-171. It also explains when FIPS is Read More
Lessons learned from two (three?) DIBCAC assessments
On behalf of CMMCAudit.org, I’m excited to share this interview with Jake Williams about his lessons learned from two DIBCAC assessments of DFARS 252.204-7012 and NIST SP 800-171 compliance. This video is packed with actionable information about what to expect during assessments. Read More
CMMC, CUI, and Cloud Vendors – do you need FedRAMP?
Achieving Cloud Compliance in the Age of CMMC, CUI, and DFARS 7012: How secure are your cloud vendors?
DFARS 252.204-7012 – Part 1, CDI and Covered Info Systems
A guided review of DFARS 252.204-7012 covering the topics: What is a covered contractor information system? What is Covered Defense Information?
System Security Plan for 800-171 and CMMC
How to video and training on what a System Security Plan is, what it is used for, and what a high quality one looks like!
How to submit a NIST SP 800-171 self assessment to SPRS
Answers to common questions about how to submit your NIST SP 800-171 self assessment to SPRS. Register an account, how to handle multiple…
CMMC practice deep dives: SC.1.175
This article is a deep-dive on CMMC practice SC.1.175 which requires control and monitoring of communications at external boundaries and…
Conversations from LinkedIn
This page is an index of LinkedIn discussions and posts about CMMC and 800-171. It will be updated over time with new topics.
CMMC RM.2.142 Scan for vulnerabilities in organizational systems
This article is an in-depth review of the CMMC Level 2 Requirement RM.2.142 on the topic of vulnerability scanning. I break out frequently asked questions and reference other requirements that are related to vulnerability scanning. This requirement also applies to current DFARS 252.204-7012 and NIST SP 800-171 organizations that hold CUI
Where is the Easy Button for CMMC? Why MSPs may be the solution.
CMMC and DFARS compliance is too expensive for small businesses. This article describes “easy button” solutions such as a CMMC MSP, using …
Address 19 CMMC Practices with Cybersecurity Training
This article gives advice on how a quality cyber-awareness training program helps your organization meet 19+ CMMC practice requirements
Introducing the CMMC Kill Chain – Zero to full compliance
Author: Tom Cornelius| Senior Partner at ComplianceForge | Founder & Contributor at Secure Controls Framework (SCF) Originally published on LinkedIn on October 19, 2020 The concept of creating a “CMMC Kill Chain” started off as a bit of a dare… kind Read More
DFARS 252.204-7012 or 252.204-7021 enforces NIST 800-171 and CMMC
If you are a Defense Contractor that handles Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), this news is going to be very important for you. DFARS 252.204-7012 Interim Rule Yesterday, the DoD released an interim rule to the Defense Federal Acquisition Rules Supplement Read More
NIST SP 800-171 Discussion for CMMC
Why is there a page for NIST SP 800-171 on a CMMC website? The NIST standard, as described in a document named “NIST Special Publication 800-171” is a set of 110 security best practices that are CURRENTLY required for all Read More