Cybersecurity Risk Management

  • Cybersecurity Risk Management

    Cybersecurity Risk Management

    The MEP of Louisiana and the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) hosted a Cybersecurity Event on November 1st, 2017 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Participants learned about and discussed how manufacturers and businesses are being targeting, identified risks and vulnerabilities, responded to attacks and understood the NIST SP 800-171 assessment and implementation requirements for contractors and subcontractors in defense supply chains who must meet the DFARS Clause cyberseucity regulations for DoD contracts that have a December 31st, deadline.

    The NIST Cybersecurity Framework, created through collaboration between government & private sector, uses common language to address and manage cybersecurity risk in a cost-effective way based on business needs – without placing additional regulatory requirements on businesses.

    The Framework Core: Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, Recover.

    Click the link to view the Cybersecurity Risk Management Presentation by David Stieren of NIST MEP.

    Please contact the MEP of Louisiana at 337-482-6767 for more information on Cybersecurity and assessing NIST SP 800-171 Security Requirements in response to DFARS Cybersecurity Requirements.

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