Background: NIST SP 800-171 and NIST SP 800-53
If you are currently conducting business with the US government, directly as a contractor or indirectly as a subcontractor, you’re probably familiar with the requirement to comply with the NIST SP 800-171 and NIST SP 800-53 information security guidelines. As detailed in our blog ‘Why Use NIST 800-53?’, NIST SP 800-53 stands for the This critical standard provides a set of guidelines designed to make it easier for federal agencies, contractors and subcontractors to meet the requirements of the Federal Information Security Management Act, or FISMA.
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