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NIST 800-171B: New Draft Publication Reveals 33 Enhanced Security Requirements

Reading Time: 4 minutes In July, NIST released draft versions of two new publications: NIST SP 800-171 Revision 2: Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Non-federal Systems and Organizations and NIST SP 800-171B: Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Non-federal Systems and Organizations: Enhanced Security… Read More

CUI (NIST 800-171) is getting some teeth!

Reading Time: 2 minutes On December 17th 2018 a memorandum from the Assistant Secretary of Defense was released entitled “Strengthening Contract Requirements Language for Cybersecurity in the Defense Industrial Base” that reminds acquisition personnel that it “is critical that efforts to identify, track,… Read More

Out-of-the-box Data Classification

Reading Time: 2 minutes Driving data security awareness to transform security culture Data classification is a key component of every successful Data Loss Prevention (DLP) strategy. Just as DLP approaches have matured over time to keep customers ahead of the threats and protected… Read More

NIST SP800-171 (CUI) GSA Inclusion and Proposal Scoring

Reading Time: 2 minutes In an ongoing effort to provide consistent security and dissemination controls for government data flowing through non-federal systems, contractors to the General Services Administration (GSA), both primes and their subs, will soon be expected to adhere to Executive Order… Read More

Getting Started with Data Classification

Reading Time: 3 minutes Successfully protecting your enterprise’s digital data can be a tall task; what if there were a simple way to make that easier? A method that assigns a label to each document, database record, file, etc., enabling infosec professionals to… Read More