April 2024


Cyber Friday: NIST SP 800.171 – 3.13 System and Communications Protection and 3.14 System and Information Integrity

January 1, 1970  
Start Date

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 3.13 System and Communications Protection and 3.14 System and Information Integrity. Within NIST the importance of assuring the integrity of information involves both procedural and technical controls designed to assure information has not been distorted or changed by bad actors. This webinar will look at how information can be protected both within the system and while in transit. Finally, this webinar will discuss how to correctly implement means by which CUI can be secured and protected within the system.

Topics of discussion include:

  • An overview of the concepts and principles critical to system and communications protection as well as system and information integrity
  • 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 control

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.