Use FIPS-validated cryptography to protect the confidentiality of CUI

Staying compliant with DFARS, NIST SP 800-171, and CMMC standards is essential for protecting sensitive information and maintaining your competitive edge in the defense sector. Today, we want to highlight a crucial aspect of CMMC 2.0: Control SC.L2-3.13.11.

CMMC 2.0 Compliance Tip: Control SC.L2-3.13.11

Control SC.L2-3.13.11 mandates the use of FIPS-validated cryptography to protect the confidentiality of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). This control is fundamental for ensuring that sensitive data remains secure and inaccessible to unauthorized parties.

Why is this important?

Enhances Data Security Using FIPS-validated cryptography guarantees that only authorized individuals can access and decrypt sensitive information, providing a robust layer of security for protecting CUI.

Supports Compliance Adhering to this control is essential for meeting CMMC 2.0 requirements, aligning your practices with DFARS and NIST SP 800-171 standards, and demonstrating your commitment to cybersecurity.

Mitigates Risks Employing FIPS-validated cryptography minimizes the risk of data breaches and unauthorized access, safeguarding your organization’s critical assets.

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To help you better understand and implement Control SC.L2-3.13.11, we've developed a comprehensive video lesson available on our YouTube channel. This video offers practical guidance and actionable tips to navigate this crucial aspect of cybersecurity compliance.

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