DFARS Clause 252.204-7012 requires that contractors implement NIST SP 800-171 to protect systems and networks that process, store, or transmit. stackArmor provides FedRAMP accredited cloud solutions using Amazon Web Services (AWS) for DOD contractors. Join us for this 2 hours information session featuring a guest speaker from NIST to help DOD contractors and manufacturers better understand NIST SP 800-171 controls and requirements.

The topics we will cover in this 2 hour information session include reviewing and understanding NIST SP 800-171 requirements and controls. Ms. Kelley Dempsey is an Information System Security Specialist at NIST and a co-author of NIST SP 800-171 “Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information Systems and Organizations”. She will talk about about key requirements and also help answers any questions from the audience. Additionally, we will also cover topics on how DOD contractors can explore solutions and ways to meet their compliance obligations using some commonly available FedRAMP accredited cloud services.


10.00 AM – 10.15 AM: Welcome and Introductions

10.15AM – 11.00 AM: Presentation by Guest Speaker from NIST, Ms. Kelley Dempsey on NIST SP 800-171

11.00AM – 11.15 AM: Audience Q&A

11.15 AM – 11.45 AM: Presentation by stackArmor on using FedRAMP Accredited AWS GovCloud for DFARS

11.45AM – 12.00 PM: Audience Q&A and Wrap-up

Speakers and Topics:

Understanding NIST SP 800-171 Controls and Compliance Requirements by Ms. Kelley Dempsey, NIST

Ms. Kelley Dempsey is a Information Security Specialist with the Information Technology Laboratory/Computer Security Division. She develops and reviews NIST Special Publications which provide guidance on information system security federal government-wide. Ms. Dempsey is an author of the NIST SP 800-171 special publication titled “Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information Systems and Organizations”. Ms. Kelley Dempsey began her career in IT in 1986 as an electronics technician repairing computer hardware before moving on to system administration, network management, and information security. In 2001, Kelley joined the NIST operational Information Security team, managing the NIST information system assessment and authorization program, and then joined the NIST Computer Security Division FISMA team in October 2008. Kelley has co-authored a variety of NIST publications related to information security risk management (SPs 800-37, 800-53, 800-53A, 800-128, 800-137, 800-171, NISTIRs 8011 and 8023). Kelley holds a B.S. in Management of Technical Operations and an M.S. in Information Security and Assurance as well as CISSP, CAP, and Certified Ethical Hacker certifications.

Using FedRAMP Moderate Accredited Cloud Services such as AWS GovCloud for DFARS compliance by stackArmor

Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers FedRAMP and DOD accredited cloud services that can provide DOD contractors with ready-made services to quickly meet their compliance objectives. We will discuss how AWS GovCloud can meet specific requirements associated with NIST SP 800-171 and also share our FREE eBook designed to help the DOD community with handy information on compliance strategies.

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