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About NIST 800-171

NIST SP 800-171 is a set of cybersecurity rules made by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to protect sensitive Federal informationIt applies to nonfederal information systems and organizations that process, store, transmit, or protect Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) for Federal agencies)It provides guidelines on how CUI should be securely accessed, transmitted, and storedIt is a contractual requirement for contractors, vendors, suppliers, and other entities that work with the Federal government.

CompTech is certified in NIST SP 800-171, a cybersecurity framework developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) aimed at safeguarding sensitive Federal information. This certification is applicable to non-federal information systems and organizations, including contractors, vendors, suppliers, and other entities engaged with Federal agencies, that process, store, transmit, or protect Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). The guidelines detail the secure access, transmission, and storage of CUI, signifying a mandatory compliance requirement for entities collaborating with the Federal government.

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