Do you process controlled unclassified information (CUI) for the government on an internal IT network or system? If you do, you are required to implement and manage to DFARS 252.204-7012. It’s a chore. We can help.

From Development to Execution

The first step to DFARS compliance is the development of your Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) and System Security Plan (SSP). The SSP and POA&M make up the "how" and "when" of your strategy to implement security solutions to safeguard CUI.

Development of these artifacts is just the beginning. You then have to execute the POA&M to accomplish the planned actions and remediate any remaining deficiencies. There are 3 main elements to POA&M execution:

  • Implementation - The creation and implementation of policies and procedures will give you and your team members a solid foundation upon which to build a DFARS-compliant system.
  • Technical Installation/Modification - Without the technical mechanisms to maintain security, even the best-laid plan is nothing but that, a plan.
  • Continuous Monitoring and Updating - A static security program is a failing security program. The mechanisms and policies you have in place will need to be monitored so that, over time, they can be properly maintained, reconfigured, and updated to best suit your evolving needs.
So Much to Do, So Little Time, Such a Simple Solution

Executing planned actions and updating milestones can be a chore, especially if written policies are needed in conjunction with new technical mechanisms.

Mission Multiplier is ready to assist with the hardest parts of this process:

  • Creation of policies and artifacts
  • Configuration of new or existing hardware/software
  • Reviews of your policies once they are in place
  • Performance of routine technical duties such as periodic scanning.

You don’t need to stress about DFARS Compliance. Let us help you along the way.

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