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Cyber Friday: NIST SP 800.171 – 3.7 Maintenance and 3.8 Media Protection


October 20, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

If you are currently, or are planning to be, a contractor or subcontractor within the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) you must comply with the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFARS) 252.204-7012. These regulations state that a contractor or subcontractor must implement the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-171. To help you know how to comply with these DFAR regulations, this series of webinars will overview the 14 Cybersecurity “Families” and their respective controls.

In this webinar we will examine NIST SP 800.171 – 3.7 Maintenance and 3.8 Media Protection. Ensuring that your Information System is adequately maintained to limit vulnerabilities is important.  This webinar will review the processes and tools required to meet NIST requirements for Maintenance. We will also address the vulnerabilities presented by using and storing CUI on digital and traditional media.

Topics of discussion include:

  • An overview of the concepts and principles critical to maintenance and media protection
  • A review of the reference documentation that is essential in evaluating your compliance with these controls
  • A review of the controls, their structure, and what the federal regulations are asking of you and your company
  • A discussion of the different strategies for implementing these controls

Speaker: Matt Frost, Government Contract Specialist, Wisconsin Procurement Institute

For the full schedule of the Cyber Friday webinars, please click here.

This webinar is eligible for 1 CPE credit.


October 20, 2023
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Jack Laufenberg
(414) 270-3600

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