What is NIST Special Publication 800-53 Compliance?

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It makes sense that some of the more powerful and rigorous security regulations are in the federal government. As federal agencies turn to third-party IT vendors to fulfill their missions, the demand for transparent, translatable and effective security regulations is only increasing. That’s why NIST 800-53, now on its fifth revision, is so important for agencies and contractors alike. 

Here, learn more about NIST 800-53, why it is so important to government (and, increasingly, private sector) IT security and why it benefits you to consider adopting its standards. 


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What is Data Governance and Why Is it Important? 

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Data is such a rich and complex part of our modern society that several disciplines have risen around its management. Most enterprise businesses have data governance policies in place to support their business, security and compliance objectives, and these policies are evolving at a rapid rate. 

Here, we want to introduce the concept of a data governance policy and why it is important for your business. It doesn’t matter if you are a small vendor or a multi-site enterprise; having data governance policies in place is a necessary part of doing business. 

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