Streamlining Compliance with DFARS and NIST SP 800-171

Reading Time: 2 minutes Compliance with the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology Special Publication 800-171 (NIST SP 800-171) is a critical requirement for contractors working with the Department of Defense (DoD). However, navigating the complexities of these regulations can be challenging. In this blog post, we’ll explore practical solutions for […]

Navigating DFARS Compliance: Essential Steps for Defense Contractors

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the complex realm of defense contracting, compliance with the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) is not just a requirement; it’s a strategic imperative. DFARS sets forth cybersecurity standards that defense contractors must adhere to when handling Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). Navigating DFARS compliance can be a daunting task, but with the right approach, […]

Understanding DFARS Compliance: What It Means for Your Business

Reading Time: 3 minutes In the current global climate where cybersecurity threats loom large, securing sensitive information is paramount, especially for companies that contract with the United States Department of Defense (DoD). DFARS, which stands for Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, is a set of regulations that DoD contractors must follow to protect this information. Understanding what DFARS compliance […]

The Intersection of DFARS and NIST SP 800-171: Aligning Standards for Cybersecurity

Reading Time: 3 minutes In today’s interconnected world, the realm of cybersecurity extends beyond the individual silos of any single framework or regulation. For defense contractors, understanding how different standards interplay is pivotal. The Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-171 are two critical components of the United […]

Going Beyond CMMC: Understanding And Adhering To DFARS Requirements In Aerospace Manufacturing

Reading Time: 7 minutes Are you an aerospace manufacturer looking to improve your overall security posture? Do you want to strengthen your reputation and competitiveness in the industry while meeting Department of Defense (DoD) contract requirements? If so, understanding and adhering to Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) requirements is crucial for your success. While many manufacturers may focus […]

Maintaining Long-Term Compliance In Aerospace Manufacturing

Reading Time: 8 minutes Are you involved in aerospace manufacturing? If so, you know how critical security and compliance are to this industry. With the increasing threat of cyber-attacks and data breaches, maintaining long-term compliance with CMMC 2.0, DFARS, ITAR, and NIST SP 800-171 is more important than ever before. However, achieving initial compliance is just the first step […]

Implementing Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) To Comply With DFARS And CMMC 2.0 In Aerospace Manufacturing

Reading Time: 8 minutes You’ve probably heard the adage ”an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Well, when it comes to cybersecurity in aerospace manufacturing, that saying couldn’t be more true. With sensitive data and intellectual property at risk, the consequences of a cyberattack can be catastrophic. That’s why implementing multi-factor authentication (MFA) is crucial for […]

What the Trump Mar A Lago Raid Means for Defense Contractors Complying with DFARS, NIST, and CMMC

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this edition of our On Call Compliance Tip of the Week, we are talking about What the Trump Mar A Lago raid means for defense contractors required to comply with DFARS, NIST SP 800-171, and CMMC. So, unless you’ve been hanging out living in a clamshell for the past few weeks I’m sure you’ve […]

DFARS and NIST SP 800-171 – DIBCAC Audits – How to Make Getting Through an Audit Easier

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this edition of the On Call Compliance Solutions Compliance Tip of the Week we are talking about NIST SP 800-171 DIBCAC audits – how to make getting through an audit easier. Now look, nobody likes an audit. Let’s get that out of the way now. Even worse, just knowing that the audit is being […]

Why a System Security Plan Score of Anything Less than 110 is a Giant Red Flag

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this edition of our On Call Compliance Tip of the Week, we are talking about why a System Security Plan score of anything less than 110 is a giant red flag that you are not even close to being compliant and may potentially be at a much higher risk of audit. So if you […]