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Cyber threats loom

Businesses with outdated systems an secure data are prime targets for cybercriminals. Cybersecurity isn’t a nice-to-have anymore. It’s a must-have.

Businesses are vulnerable because:

Proprietary information attracts malicious actors
Compliance complexity can be daunting
Connecting production to IT networks opens new attack paths for cyber invaders
Unprepared employees fall prey to phishing and social engineering
Weaknesses in one partner's security can echo through the entire organization

Serious data protection

Partner with VEREO and we’ll help you

Implement defense-grade solutions tailored to your unique needs.
Demystify regulations with our experienced guides
Navigate standards with expert guidance
Neutralize threats with advanced monitoring, incident response, and vulnerability management.
Identify and neutralize quality threats
Solidify trust and loyalty with consistent quality
Cybersecurity for Defense Contractors

Looking to secure a Department of Defense contract? Already have a DoD contract you want to keep? In both cases, you must stay up-to-date on cybersecurity regulations. We can help.

NIST SP 800-171 for DFARS Compliance

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-171

VEREO helps companies implement the NIST SP 800-171 standard and become DFARS compliant.

NIST SP 800-171 are guidelines published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology for the protection of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) shared with third-party organizations in the Department of Defense (DoD) supply chain. 

Organizations within the DoD supply chain that handle CUI must follow the recommendations in NIST SP 800-171, in addition to satisfying sections c through g of DFARS 7012.

There are 110 security requirements of NIST 800-171 organized into 14 families.

  • Access Control
  • Audit & Accountability
  • Incident Response
  • Maintenance
  • Identification & Authentication
  • Media Protection
  • System & Information Integrity
  • Risk Assessment
  • Awareness & Training
  • Personnel Security
  • Configuration Management
  • System & Communications Protections
  • Security Assessment
  • Physical Protection
Ready to implement NIST SP 800-171?

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Achieve CMMC Compliance for Levels 1 & 2

Federal government contracts are excellent for sustaining and growing companies. In order to qualify for a government contract, primary and sub-contractors are required to take measures to protect government information. 

VEREO provides CMMC Registered Practitioner Advanced (RPA) consulting services that will help you develop a CMMC rated cybersecurity program. 

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CMMC consulting includes: 

  • Gap analysis
  • Risk mitigation Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M)
  • Supporting documentation templates 
  • NIST SP 800-171 self-assessment with the Supplier Performance Risk Systems (SPRS) score
  • System Security Plan (SSP)
  • Incident Response Plan (IRP)
  • Security awareness and training plan
  • Policies and procedures handbook

CMMC Pre-Assessment Readiness

Prepare for Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)

Following your implementation of CMMC Level 1 or 2, iMpact Utah will provide a pre-assessment prior to booking your CMMC certification. A sample assessment is used to ensure you’re fully prepared to meet the CMMC requirements.

  • Identify evidence for all practices and processes
  • Collect and organize all objective evidence needed
  • Identify and list all observed gaps in objective evidence
  • Evaluate organization preparedness
  • Perform a pre-assessment readiness check
How well are you meeting cybersecurity standards? 

Cybersecurity FAQ

What is CUI?

CUI stands for Control Unclassified Information. CUI is sensitive but unclassified information and is not intended for the public. 

What is NIST SP 800-171?

NIST, or the National Institute of Standards and Technology, has developed the Special Publication (SP) 800-171 as a set of guidelines derived from NIST SP 800-53 to protect Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) in nonfederal organizations or systems. Organizations within the Department of Defense (DoD) supply chain that handle CUI must follow the recommendations in NIST SP 800-171, in addition to satisfying sections c through g of DFARS 7012.

What is NIST SP 800-53?

Published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the NIST SP 800-53 is a catalog of security and privacy controls for all U.S. federal information systems except those related to national security. The NIST SP 800-171 was derived from this catalog.

What is DFARS?

Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) is the set of cybersecurity regulations required by the Department of Defense (DoD) for external suppliers and contractors within the DoD supply chain. DFARS was established by the DoD in order to protect sensitive information (CUI) shared with third-party suppliers, contractors, and other DoD partners. 

What is DFARS 7012?

Sections c through g of DFARS 7012 describe requirements for reporting security incidents that involve the compromise of CUI.

What is CMMC?

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification is a compliance system published by the Department of Defense (DoD) that is used to determine whether an organization meets the levels of security required to work with sensitive information. Companies wishing to be awarded government contracts through DoD will need a CMMC rating and will need to abide by CMMC regulations.

What is CMMC-AB?

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Accreditation Body (AB) is a nonprofit organization responsible for certifying professionals and organizations in CMMC standards published by the Department of Defense (DoD).  

What is CMMC RP? 

A CMMC Registered Practitioner (RP) specializes in helping organizations prepare for the CMMC. iMpact Utah’s CMMC consulting services are offered by CMMC RPs.

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