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NIST Compliant

Saalex is National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-171 compliant since December 2017.

The Department of Defense (DoD) mandates that all contractors and subcontractors that process, store or transmit Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) must meet minimum security standards as of December 31, 2017 to continue their DoD contracts. NIST 800-171 provides the basis and guidance for non-federal agencies to protect controlled unclassified information residing in or transmitting through their information systems.

General NIST manufacturing compliance information can be found here: https://www.nist.gov/mep/cybersecurity-resources-manufacturers/dfars800-171-compliance

More details on the scope, policy and procedures can be found on the Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics website here: https://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dars/dfars/html/current/204_73.htm