Companies operating in the Department of Defense supply chain are required to have a proactive cyber risk management in place, following the National Institute of Standards & Technology Special Publication 800-171 (NIST SP 800-171). Fortunately, NIST SP 800-171 provides an excellent benchmark that clarifies security posture for mid-market and emerging organizations. It is important to regularly assess risk against this framework as the DFARS requires annual submission of a self-assessment on the SPRS portal.
Silent Sector utilizes the NIST SP 800-171 framework to provide a detailed analysis of company's cyber risk management practices and help maintain alignment for DFARS compliance. Our unique, Expertise-Driven Methodology provides guidance and direction throughout the NIST SP 800-171 assessment process, making it easy for to understand technology-related risk factors and comply with defense industry requirements.
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Developing a cyber risk management program following the NIST SP 800-171 Framework is a requirement for companies supporting the United States Department of Defense. DFARS compliance requires the members of its supply chain to submit self assessments on the SPRS portal. However, many mid-market and emerging companies lack the in-house expertise in this are and do not understand where they are in relation to the compliance requirements.
Silent Sector's NIST SP 800-171 Cybersecurity Framework Risk Assessment is designed for mid-market and emerging companies serving the DoD and DoD's prime contractors. The NIST SP 800-171 Cyber Risk Assessment provides clarity and direction for your in-house leadership and technology professionals. Silent Sector provides industry leading NIST risk assessments to companies throughout the United States.
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