A year after contractors were required to secure Defense Department data that resides on their networks, there is still confusion and misunderstanding about what contractors must do to comply with the cyber mandate known as 800-171. The crux of the requirement is that contractors must be able to show that their networks can securely house the non-classified but sensitive DOD data that contractors have on their networks in order to carry out work for their defense customers. It also is important to remember that while this is a DOD mandate, the expectation is that it will spread and will be a requirement for other agencies. They’ll be asking companies to prove their networks are secure.
In this webcast you’ll understand what the 800-171 standard means and what steps companies should be taking to comply. Including:
Martin (Marty) Fischer, Director of DoD Agencies & Combatant Commands, Tripwire
Thomas (Tom) Taylor, Sr. Account Manager for FSIs, Tripwire