How to Streamline NIST 800-171 & CMMC Compliance with Exostar's Certification Assistant
As a company in the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) with DFARs contractual obligations, you need to complete a self-assessment demonstrating NIST 800-171 compliance and submit that score to the Supplier Performance Risk System (SPRS).
We are here to help you understand where your organization is in its compliance journey, calculate your SPRS score, generate your System Security Plan (SSP), and develop efficient Plans of Action and Milestones (POAMs) with Exostar’s Certification Assistant.
In the on-demand workshop, you will learn how to:
- Streamline the self-assessment process
- Track your ongoing items to closure
- Manage continued compliance with contractual requirements
The Importance of SPRS in DoD Contracting
Your SPRS score isn't just a number; it's a pivotal metric in Department of Defense (DoD) contracting. When the DoD evaluates contract bids, your SPRS score stands out prominently. With contracting officers leaning heavily on SPRS scores for risk assessment, maintaining a stellar score isn't just advisable—it's paramount. An impressive SPRS score bolsters your organization's standing against competitors, but neglecting its accuracy will cost you contracts and penalties.
Understanding CMMC 2.0 and NIST SP 800-171
The rapidly evolving cybersecurity landscape necessitates stringent standards for businesses dealing with sensitive information. CMMC 2.0 and NIST SP 800-171 represent these rigorous standards designed to ensure the cybersecurity hygiene of companies operating within the DIB. Whether you're a prime contractor or a subcontractor, understanding and adhering to these standards is crucial for maintaining and winning DoD contracts.
Simplifying Your NIST 800-171/CMMC Compliance Journey
Compliance with DoD cybersecurity standards can be complex and time-consuming. Exostar's Certification Assistant is a user-friendly, cloud-based tool designed to streamline the cybersecurity self-assessment process in alignment with NIST 800-171 and CMMC 2.0. Certification Assistant simplifies your compliance journey and provides a secure space for conducting assessments, managing improvements, and maintaining compliance. With the Certification Assistant, you can:
- Streamline your CMMC/NIST Basic Assessment
- Calculate your SPRS score
- Generate your System Security Plan (SSP) with a click
- Develop efficient Plans of Action and Milestones (POAMs)
Try Certification Assistant for free
Start your journey towards simplified policy compliance with our no-obligation, free 15-day trial. Experience the benefits of our solution designed to meet and maintain NIST SP 800-171 compliance.