The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication NIST 800-171 provides organizations with a set of security controls for protecting the confidentiality of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). ) The requirements apply to all components of nonfederal information systems and organizations that process, store, or transmit CUI, or provide security protection for such components. The requirement applies to federal contractors, manufacturers and others under contractual obligations.
With this workbook, you will:
- Identify the relevant sections of the NIST guidelines regarding protection of Controlled Unclassified Information
- Understand steps necessary to mitigate risk and protect critical assets
- Build a detailed plan to address and comply with relevant requirements