NIST 800-171 Compliance Guide

The U.S. Government requires federal contractors to comply with the NIST 800-171 security standard to ensure the security of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) in non-federal systems and organizations or risk losing their contracts with the Government.

Accellion’s FedRAMP- and FIPS-140-2-compliant file sharing and governance platform enables enterprises to share sensitive information quickly and securely while maintaining full visibility and control over their file-sharing activities.

This document describes NIST 800-171 requirements in detail and explains how the Accellion file sharing and governance platform helps commercial businesses who wish to work with the Federal Government, particularly the Department of Defense (DoD), comply with these requirements.