Federal, state, and local governments have put increased pressure on suppliers, contractors, vendors, and partners to improve the cybersecurity of their data handling policies and procedures. Failure of NIST 800-171 compliance can result in the loss of your DoD contracts.
Since compliance with NIST SP 800-171 became required, contractors inaccurately self-attesting to NIST compliance have resulted in serious cybersecurity deficiencies, security breaches, and delayed projects.
In response to this, the DoD announced the impending launch of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) in September 2020.
Download our CMMC compliance guide to learn about: