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Understanding the NIST 800-171 controls

Understanding and implementing the 110 NIST 800-171 controls.

    Syllabus

  • Risk assessment Video — 00:02:25
    • Identify, analyze and prioritize risks to operations, assets, employees and other organizations.

  • Personnel security Video — 00:01:34
    • Ensure employees, contractors and vendors are sufficiently vetted and approved before granting access to systems.

  • Maintenance Video — 00:04:37
    • Maintain hardware, firmware and software to ensure that systems are secure and operating correctly.

  • Identification and authentication Video — 00:08:51
    • Identify and verify a user, process or device to prevent unauthorized individuals or processes from accessing systems.

  • Audit and accountability Video — 00:06:12
    • Create, retain and protect logs for the monitoring, analysis, investigation and reporting of unlawful or unauthorized system activity.

  • Access control Video — 00:18:17
    • Limit access to authorized users, processes acting on behalf of authorized users and authorized devices.

  • System and information integrity Video — 00:03:52
    • Defend against improper information modification or destruction.

  • Security assessment Video — 00:03:49
    • Evaluation of security controls to ensure that they are implemented correctly, operating as correctly and keeping systems secure.

  • Physical protection Video — 00:02:48
    • Defend systems, buildings and related infrastructure from unauthorized access.

  • Media protection Video — 00:05:52
    • Protect system media such as disks, tapes, flash drives, CDs, DVDS, microfilm or paper.

  • Incident response Video — 00:03:19
    • Standard operating procedures (SOP) to be followed when incidents occur.

  • Configuration management Video — 00:08:18
    • Create and maintain the integrity of systems through control over the initialization, change and monitoring of systems.

  • Awareness and training Video — 00:02:47
    • Ensure that users are aware of their responsibilities and teach them about best practices.

  • Overview Video — 00:04:26
    • An overview of the 14 requirements families.

  • Systems & communications protection Video — 00:08:46
    • Monitor, control and protect communications.

Syllabus

Course description

NIST SP 800-171 R2 defines 110 security requirements need to help ensure the confidentiality, integrity and available of CUI which are divided into 14 requirements families. In this course, we will explore each of the 14 requirements families and dive into each of the 110 individual requirements.

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