The deadline for NIST 800-171 has been extended to 12/31/2017. This will give contractors more time to take the necessary steps to ensure their information is adequately protected and compliant with government standards. If Unclassified Controlled Technical Information (UCTI) resides on or transits through your information systems (whether you are a contractor or subcontractor), then you are subject to the DFARS Rule. Bottom Line: If you’re a Defense Contractor this regulation (and all following changes and extensions) APPLY TO YOU. Click here or on the icon above for more information from the Federal Register.
Please contact us for more information on this extension and what it means for your timeline for compliance. With these ever-changing regulations, it is vital to be on the ball and aware of your duties as a Prime or Subcontractor.