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Risk Assessment Checklist NIST 800-171

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Published 05/10/2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-171 is a subset of IT security controls derived from NIST SP 800-53.  NIST SP 800-53 provides a catalog of cybersecurity and privacy controls for all U.S. federal information systems except those related to national security.  The IT security controls in the “NIST SP 800-171 Rev. 2 – Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Systems and Organizations” are mandatory when nonfederal entities share, collect, process, store, or transmit controlled unclassified information (CUI) on behalf of federal agencies. CUI is defined as any information that requires safeguarding or dissemination controls pursuant to federal law, regulation, or governmentwide policy.   This NIST SP 800-171 checklist will help you comply with NIST standards…

How Can RMIS Support Risk Management?

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Published 07/10/2018

A risk management information system (RMIS) allows you to automate many of the difficult to organize tasks involved in compiling, storing, and communicating risk information.

What is Risk Management in Project Management?

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Published 03/29/2018

At first glance, project management and enterprise risk management have few similarities. Project management focuses on creating something new while enterprise risk management focuses on ending an existing threat. In reality, the two parallel one another which is why both can use agile processes to create stronger, more efficiently obtained outcomes. What is Risk Management on Projects What is Project Management? Project management incorporates the varied activities to bring projects from the idea stage through to finalized development. These activities include the project or phase initiation, timetable creation, information distribution, change and adjustment observation, and data compilation at project completion. What Skills Does a Project Manager Need? Since the project manager implements the strategies, the individual must possess both strong…

Here’s Why Regulatory Compliance Is Important

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Published 03/01/2018

The phrase regulatory compliance comes with the onomatopoetic groaning sound made by most people involved in it. Despite what many consider the drudgery of rules and pedantic details, regulatory compliance offers several benefits for companies. Why Regulatory Compliance is an Important Part of Business Today Any compliance officer will tell you that financial safety is the first benefit associated with regulatory compliance. Regulatory noncompliance costs organizations steep penalties. More importantly for the c-suite, regulatory compliance provides guidance that helps businesses succeed.  Compliance law evolved to help create parity in the marketplace while offering consumers a sense of security. Enterprises need compliance to prosper ethically. Often, however, regulatory requirements feel like a quagmire dragging down profitability. Easing compliance management burdens with…