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DFARS Compliance Solutions

Addressing DFARS regulatory requirements can be a daunting task for any small organization with a limited budget, time or internal technological resources. TSI helps navigate the compliance requirements & ensure that you have the tools & resources in place to focus on growing your business while assuring you have the safeguards in place that will satisfy your industry’s compliance requirements. Please refer to the chart below for an overview of the DFARS requirements & the services TSI provide addressing those very areas.

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For a complete guide of the services that we provide, including the respective solution for each of the DFARS under intent controls that we provide, please fill out the form.

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DFARS/CMMC Solutions and Resources

Our goal at TSI is to function as your IT compliance partner to ensure the ongoing strategic alignment between your IT compliance strategy and business objectives. To that end, we’ve developed a number of resources to help guide you through your DFARS journey and provide the required resources to effectively implement those evolving controls.

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The CMMC Compliance Guide: Prepping, Paying and Implementing IT

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (or more widely known as the CMMC) is a strategy the Department of Defense has put in place in order to start enforcing the DFARS/NIST 800-171 compliance requirements. At its core, the CMMC is designed to be an assessment model and certification program intended to clarify the degree in which contractors safeguard both their own and customers’ CUI.At TSI Support International, we understand how important CMMC certification is - and we're also aware that this is one road you're not necessarily eager to travel down alone. Read the full article.

Why Contractors with CUI Don’t Really Need Gov’t Software Licensing for DFARS Compliance

With the recent news that DFARS compliance requirements will start being enforced, we’ve seen a significant increase of questions concerning the role and application of ‘Government’ licensing- such as Office 365 Government or AWS GovCloud- for contractors possessing Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). Government licensing- notably for Office 365 Government- is extremely expensive from both a subscription and implementation standpoint... Read the full article.

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Security Awareness Training & Compliance Requirements

Many states in the U.S. have their own privacy laws. For example, one of the most robust privacy laws is here in the state of Massachusetts. 201 CMR 17.03 – the Massachusetts privacy law mandates training to maintain a comprehensive information security program. The training must focus on reasonably foreseeable internal and external risks to the security, confidentiality, and/or integrity of any electronic, paper, or other records containing personal information. Training must be ongoing and must be given for not only permanent employees but also temporary or contract employees. Read the full article.

Manufacturing and Cybersecurity: Know the Essentials

It’s no secret that the security climate on the internet is becoming more dangerous by the day. This is especially true for business professionals in the manufacturing space, where cyber attacks are only becoming more frequent and more costly with each passing year.

According to a study conducted by the Ponemon Institute, 70 percent of all organizations said that their security risk increased significantly in 2017 alone. Read the full article.

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To Comply, or Not to Comply: The Strategic Approach to IT Compliance

Cyber security is one of the most pressing issues of our age and when you’ve got the Department of Defense watching over you, that’s a pretty big deal. A lot of these compliance requirements are very intensive and usually require implementation via a manual solution. That requires true collaboration between IT and non-IT executive staff. Read the full article.

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