NIST Updates SP 800-171 To Enhance DoD Contractor Security Against
By: Susan Ebner
Published: June 26, 2019
* Cybersecurity continues to be an imperative for the protection ofthe Department of Defense (DoD) and its contractors’ supply chain.
* On June 19, 2019, the National Institute of Standards andTechnology (NIST) issued two draft updates to its Special Publication800-171, “Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in NonfederalSystems and Organizations” (NIST SP 800-171) to invigorate securitycontrols aimed at protecting entities in this supply chain.