NCMS and Rob Cote, CEO of Security Vitals, offered for a free educational webinar discussing the implications of and steps toward compliance with the NIST cybersecurity guidelines.
The presentation covers a 7-step process on how to achieve NIST 800-171 Compliance by the fDec. 31, 2017, deadline. Because NIST 800-171 demands specialized resources to implement, manage, and maintain, addressing NIST requirements can put a real strain on manufacturing organizations. With the added risk of lost contracts for non-compliance, organizations need an effective action plan and timely solution.
Takeaways from the 7 Key Steps to Help You Achieve NIST 800-171 Compliance presentation include:
- Specialized approach to protecting in-scope data
- Comprehensive framework for leveraging in-house resources to drive compliance
- Detailed breakdown of the process and technical components necessary to meet requirements
- Cost-planning guidance for essential resources
Manufacturers with, or seeking, contracts with the Department of Defense (DoD) must be compliant with NIST 800-171 defined cybersecurity requirements no later than Dec. 31, 2017.