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NIST MEP CYBERSECURITY Self-Assessment Handbook for Assessing NIST SP 800-171 Security Requirements in Response to DFARS Cybersecurity Requirements



Patricia R. Toth


This Handbook provides guidance on implementing NIST SP 800-171 in response to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) clause 202.254-7012 "Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting." The Handbook provides a step-by-step guide to assessing a small manufacturer's information systems against the security requirements in NIST SP 800-171 rev 1, "Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Systems and Organizations."
Handbook (NIST HB) - 162
Report Number


cybersecurity, security requirement, NIST SP 800-171 rev 1, NIST MEP, small manufacturer, DFARS
Created November 20, 2017, Updated November 10, 2018