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NIST 800-171 Consulting Services

Do you want to conduct business with the U.S. Federal Government? If you do, then you must achieve compliance with NIST 800-171. We can get you into good standing—fast.

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NIST compliance can be simple. We follow a systematic approach to help you assess, achieve, and maintain NIST compliance.

  • Perform a complete evaluation of your security posture.
  • Review your policies, procedures, and architecture.
  • Map your relevant people, processes, and technology.
  • Develop awareness and training around NIST compliance.
  • Align your 3rd party providers to your NIST needs.
  • Find and fix the gaps in your security that are relevant to NIST.
  • Develop a 100% custom roadmap to NIST compliance.
  • Align NIST and your other regulations into a single  action plan.

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Our NIST compliance consulting services can guide you through any or all of these simple steps.

 

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A Proven Path to NIST Compliance

Don’t reinvent the wheel. We have already created a systematic approach to achieve NIST SP 800-171 compliance, developed proprietary compliance technology, and built an experienced workforce of compliance experts.

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Gain Decades of Experience and Achieve NIST Fast

You don’t need to achieve compliance alone. We have nearly 20 years of experience guiding organizations like yours into good standing with their compliance frameworks. We can get you there— on-time and on-budget.

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NIST SP 800-171 Compliance: 100% Custom Roadmaps

NIST compliance is complex to understand and difficult to align with. We will map your people, processes, and technology to develop a critical path that will fill the gaps in your organization’s unique requirements.

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Achieve NIST Compliance withinYour Budget

NIST compliance is within reach—no matter your available resources. We will work together to create a customized project plan that will fit within your budget by focusing on your highest-impact compliance actions.

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Layer Extra Protection Over Your Network

Give each of your processes the maximum level of security possible. We can layer additional regulatory, compliance, and risk services over your entire organization, and make sure you maintain an optimal security posture.

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Bring 18 Years of Security Expertise to Your Org

NIST compliance is just the start. Take advantage of our 18 years of experience and deploy industry-leading security testing, application security, and vulnerability assessments to upgrade your defenses.

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Our 2-Phase NIST Compliance Process

You can achieve NIST SP 800-171 compliance in just two phases- with the option to gain ongoing compliance management.

Phase I: Project Definition

First, we will develop your detailed project plan, charter, and reporting processes—with defined roles and responsibilities—so you know who will be doing what and when within your implementation.

During this phase, we will adapt our standard processes to your unique needs. We will discover your data’s accuracy and availability. We will review your existing business processes and workflows. And we will map your system architecture. When possible, we will also validate the data that you share with third parties.

By the end of this phase, we will give you a clear map of what Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) you currently store, process, and transmit. Together, we will use this map to define a project that will fit into your requirements, budget, and timeline.

Phase II: Gap Assessment

Next, we will see how well each of the data elements that we chose to include in your project scope currently meets the NIST SP 800-171 framework.

To achieve NIST compliance, each of your data elements must meet a series of requirements that are grouped into 14 security domains. These domains are:

Access Control Awareness and Training
Configuration Management Identification and Authentication
Maintenance Media Protection
Physical Protection Risk Assessment
System and Communications Protection System and Information Integrity

To see how well each of your data elements meets each of these security domains and requirements, we will perform a gap assessment. We will conduct a series of interviews, process walkthroughs, artifacts validations, and reviews of your policies, procedures, and system configurations.

By the end of this phase, we will give you a complete picture of your current state and where you currently fail to achieve NIST compliance. Depending on the scope of your project, we may also define a prioritized roadmap and a Systems Security Plan (SSP) that will address the compliance gaps we’ve found and efficiently move you into good standing with NIST.

Phase III: Compliance Management

Depending on your needs, we can provide a range of additional compliance management services.

  • We can review your gap analysis, and tell you which remediation actions to prioritize to produce the biggest impact on your compliance as quickly as possible.
  • We can track your gaps in compliance, display them on a compliance management dashboards, and provide real-time status updates and next-steps for every
    remediation stage.
  • We can align your NIST compliance requirements with your other compliance frameworks to create an efficient, scalable plan to achieve and maintain good standing with them all.
  • We can create a bespoke calendar of activities that you must complete to maintain compliance and then train your key stakeholders to play their role in maintenance.

Finally, we offer a range of additional services that can be folded into your NIST SP 800-171 project. These additional services will help you maintain NIST compliance with less work while improving your baseline security posture. These services include, but are not limited to:

Virtual CISO Risk Management
Maturity Assessment Internal Audit
Logging and Monitoring— MDR TM
  • Threat Hunting
  • Threat Anticipation
  • Incident Response
Security Testing—MDR VM
  • Vulnerability Scanning
  • Penetration Testing
  • Application Security Testing
  • Mobile App Testing

Overall, we will work with you to define and execute the most effective program that will drive you to NIST compliance—and a stronger security posture—as quickly, easily, and entirely as you need.

Non-Compliance can bring penalties

For Government Contractors working with the Department of Defense and some of their Tier 1 suppliers or sub-contractors, the DOD could issue a stop-work order until the compliance is achieved. The company could also penalties or termination of the contract. Finally, there could be also be disbarment of those involved with the failure to comply with NIST SP 800-171.

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