End Network Connections After Sessions or Inactivity Period

Ensuring robust cybersecurity practices is imperative for organizations involved with the Department of Defense (DoD). Compliance with DFARS, NIST SP 800-171, and CMMC standards is not just a requirement but a cornerstone in safeguarding sensitive information and maintaining competitiveness in the defense sector.

CMMC 2.0 Compliance Insight: Control SC.L2-3.13.9

A pivotal control within the CMMC 2.0 framework is SC.L2-3.13.9, emphasizing the termination of network connections associated with communication sessions either at session end or after a defined period of inactivity. Implementing this control is crucial for upholding the security and integrity of your organizational systems.

Why is this control critical?

Enhances Security: Terminating inactive network connections prevents unauthorized access and significantly reduces the susceptibility to cyber-attacks, thereby safeguarding sensitive data.

Supports Compliance: Adhering to Control SC.L2-3.13.9 is mandatory for meeting CMMC 2.0 requirements and aligns seamlessly with DFARS and NIST SP 800-171 standards, ensuring strict adherence to DoD regulations.

Mitigates Risks: Automated termination of inactive sessions minimizes risks associated with session hijacking and other cyber threats, bolstering the protection of your organization's digital assets and infrastructure.

To facilitate your understanding and implementation of Control SC.L2-3.13.9, we've developed a comprehensive video lesson available on our YouTube channel. This resource offers practical guidance and actionable insights to effectively navigate this critical aspect of cybersecurity compliance.

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