Are You Ready for DFARS NIST 800-171?
Steady Networks Can Help!
In an effort to protect Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) and Covered Defense Information (CDI), DoD contractors and subcontractors who wish to continue doing business with governmental agencies must be compliant with the NIST Special Publication 800-171. After December 31st, 2017, if you do not have the proper cyber security measures in place, you will more than likely lose any contracts you currently hold.
It may seem like a daunting task to become compliant, however, Steady Networks has years of experience handling these types of frameworks to make sure you’re up to code. Our professionals are trained to provide high-quality work that protects your organization so you can continue operating normally.
How Do You Achieve Compliance?
Using the NIST 800-171 publication as a guideline, Steady Networks will perform a thorough Security Assessment that is aimed to identify gaps in your security and create a baseline of what standards you currently have in place. Our audit includes an analysis of the level of your organization’s:
- Physical Protection
- Staff Training
- Access Control
- System Integrity and Potential Risks
- Data & Communications Security
- Identification and Authentication Practices
- Incident Response Plan
Upon completion of our Gap Analysis, we will start getting your organization ready and implementing the necessary changes to help you achieve compliance. This can include setting up two factor authentications, introducing an incident response plan, eliminating shared passwords, and so much more.
Maintaining Your Compliance
Attaining DFARS compliance is not the end. Technology, regulations, and security standards are constantly changing, and it’s important that your IT systems are always up-to-date. Once you’ve gotten compliance, Steady Networks will continue to provide support and maintenance to ensure you’re never at risk of forfeiting your contracts.
Run your organization with confidence knowing that Steady Networks has you fully prepared and DFARS compliant! Our experts will help you understand the complex information laid out in the DFARS clause 225.204-7012 and create and execute a plan that will allow your organization to run like it’s business as usual!