Category Archives: Compliance

The Importance of NIST Compliance for Government Contracts

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In a world where digital threats loom larger by the day, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) stands as a stronghold against cyber insecurity. NIST compliance doesn’t just ensure best practices—it shapes the cybersecurity landscape and ensures that businesses and government entities alike can fend off cyber threats with cutting-edge defenses. What Is […]

How ITAR Compliance Affects Cloud-Based IT Solutions

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If your organization is involved in defense-related technologies, then you already understand the importance of ITAR compliance. However, with the increasing popularity of cloud-based IT solutions, it’s imperative to consider how ITAR compliance affects the cloud. In this article, we will discuss the impact of ITAR compliance on cloud-based IT solutions—and how an IT consultation […]

NIST SP 800-53: Exploring the Controls and Their Relevance Today

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-53 provides a comprehensive set of security controls that organizations can implement to protect their information systems. While the original version of NIST SP 800-53 was released in 2005, it has since been revised and updated to reflect the changing threat landscape and evolving […]

The Impact of ITAR Compliance on Export-Controlled Technologies

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The International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) is a set of regulations that control the export and import of defense-related materials, services, and technologies. These regulations were established by the United States Department of State and are designed to protect national security interests and prevent the proliferation of weapons and sensitive technologies. As technology continues […]

Your Guide to Navigating NIST 800-171

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If you’ve ever tried to read through the NIST 800-171 compliance guidelines, you know it can be both overwhelming and confusing. That’s why we’ve put together this guide to help you navigate through the requirements and understand what they mean for your organization. Understanding NIST 800-171 NIST 800-171 is a set of guidelines established by […]

How to Keep Your Business ITAR Compliant

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Keeping up with every regulation in Utah can be tiring—especially when your business is growing. However, non-compliance can have serious consequences for your business, including fines or even criminal charges. If you are involved in the export of defense articles and services, it’s crucial to stay on top of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations […]

Your Guide to Understanding ITAR Compliance

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Developing a comprehensive understanding of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) can be the difference between keeping compliance and facing hefty penalties. When your business deals with the manufacture, export, or brokering of ITAR-controlled items, it’s crucial to have a clear understanding of what is expected from you and your company. The last thing […]

Top 5 Data Compliance Regulations You Should Know About

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As more organizations move their services online, the information of their customers and employees becomes more vulnerable to data breaches. To ensure security and transparency, organizations and government entities all over the world have created laws and regulations surrounding data protection. Without it, cybercriminals would have a field day accessing and exploiting sensitive data. Because […]

7 Ways to Ensure Compliance with a CMMC Consultant

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When CMMC 2.0 was announced in November 2021, some companies scrambled to ensure they were compliant with the new regulations. For some, they may not have known what it meant and how it could apply to them.  CMMC stands for Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification; it’s a certification program created by the Department of Defense (DoD) […]