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Why Most Contractors Won’t be Compliant by the Deadline

Many defense contractors have ignored this regulation until they (1) received something from their prime inquiring about their compliance status, or (2) they received a modification to their current prime or subcontract with the DFARS 252.204-7012 compliance requirement contained in the solicitation requirements. We don't blame them for wanting their prime, or the government, to prove that this requirement applied to their company, but no matter when or how the requirement was enforced, the deadline for [...]

By |2018-06-01T21:13:40-05:00November 2nd, 2017|Techni-Core Blog|0 Comments

NFO Controls – “What you Should be Doing Anyway”

In August 2015, NIST 800-171 listed 62 Non-Federal Organization or NFO controls as "expected." Think of NFO as the controls you should already have in place. The additional 62 NIST controls marked "NFO," are not part of the "mandatory minimum." The Government expects them to be satisfied as part of your existing security policy. NFO items include controls covering every NIST category from Access Controls to Systems and Information Integrity -- they also include [...]

By |2018-06-02T16:55:04-05:00March 9th, 2017|Techni-Core Blog|0 Comments

NIST 800-171 Deadline Extension

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) [...]

By |2018-06-02T17:35:14-05:00January 26th, 2016|Techni-Core Blog|0 Comments