NIST 800-171 Compliance

We’re way past the December 31, 2017 deadline for NIST 800-171 compliance, but not all businesses offering services and products to the U.S. government have developed the capabilities (technology, personnel, and experience) necessary to comply with the standard. Non-compliant federal contractors are in breach of the protocol, and they risk missing out on future government […]

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Lessons from the OPM Data Breach

In 2015, the US government’s Office of Personnel Management (OPM) reported data breaches that affected millions of applicants and employees. It was the worst data breach in history in a human resources department. Most of the news coverage focused on the politics of the attack, which came from China. From the standpoint of HR departments, […]

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