NIST SP 800-218 – Overview, Impact, and Compliance

This is the first in a series of articles examining the new NIST SP 800-218 guidelines, with our recommendations for best practices to achieve compliance.

Impact and Compliance,
What the New US Cybersecurity Regulations Mean for You

NIST SP 800-218 represents a watershed moment for every organization that supplies software and software services to the United States government. Under these guidelines, suppliers are required to implement secure software development practices throughout the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), with the goal of reducing security vulnerabilities and malicious interventions.

This article provides a brief narrative of the events that led up to the new US cybersecurity regulations, the value that these new guidelines can provide for your organization, and a more detailed look at the SSDF with our recommendations for compliance.

Download the article to find out what you can do to improve your security posture in order to facilitate compliance with these regulatory changes.

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