What Contractors Need to Know about NIST 800-171

November 7, 2023

On November 7 at 12:00 PM (ET), the Coalition and AMSUS-SM co-hosted a webinar on NIST 800-171 for both AMSUS-SM and Coalition members. Our guest speaker was Victoria Yan Pillitteri, a Supervisory Computer Scientist in the Computer Security Division at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

During the webinar, Pillitteri discussed:

What Contractors Need to Know about the NIST SP 800-171 Guidance;

Its relationship to DoD and VA Authority to Operate (ATO) requirements;

NIST’s efforts to update this guidance to protect against current and future cybersecurity threats; and

What updates to the NIST SP 800-171 guidance means for contractors, especially small businesses.