NIST 800-171 and CMMC Course

In this course, you will learn about the CMMC and how it relies largely on the 110 security requirements of NIST SP 800-171 including the scoring a Basic Assessment using the NIST SP 800-171 requirements.

30 minutes

Course description

NIST SP 800-171 is a self-attestation standard with little to no audit risk created. This resulted in perpetual POAMS and little incentive for NFOs to fully implement all 110 requirements of NIST SP 800-171. To prevent the exfiltration of CUI from the Defense Industrial Base (DIB), the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) was created. It establishes compliance as a condition of doing business with DoD. Explore the benefits of NIST SP 800-171 and CMMC.


Submitting a NIST 800-171 assessment to SPRS

Video - 00:03:00

How to submit a scored NIST 800-171 assessment.
Scoring NIST 800-171 assessments

Video - 00:07:00

Review of the SPRS scoring template.
What is the Supplier Performance Risk System (SPRS)

Video - 00:04:00

An overview of the SPRS.
What is CMMC?

Video - 00:16:00

An overview of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC).

Meet the author

Dave Hatter

Dave Hatter is an accomplished, enthusiastic, award-winning technology professional and servant leader with more than 30 years of software development, cybersecurity, and project management experience. He has earned numerous industry certifications including CISSP, CISA, CISM, CCSP, CSSLP, Security+, Network+, MS Azure Fundamentals, PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, PSM 1, PSD 1, and ITIL Foundation V3 and holds a BS in Information Systems from NKU. He has written or contributed to 12 technology books, written more than 100 technology related articles and has been quoted in publications including The Wall Street Journal, Money, MSNBC, Salon, Reader’s Digest, MSN, Business Insider, The Street, Yahoo!Money, The Ladders,, InfoWorld, ComputerWorld, CIO, CSO, CIO Update, Search CIO, Digital Trends, Tech Beacon, CyberNews, Lifewire and GearBrain.

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