Designing and Implementing a NIST 800-171 Compliance Program

Thursday, April 12 | 11:00AM–12:00PM ET | Maryland Ballroom F, Fifth Floor
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
The Department of Defense established DFARS 252.204-701, which specifies that any research containing Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) be protected using NIST 800-171. This presentation will discuss the University of Connecticut's approach to implementing the NIST 800-171 framework, including contracting, faculty engagement, infrastructure implementation, training, and controls review.

Outcomes: Understand the requirements of DFARS 252.204-7012, with a review of the 14 control families in NIST 800-171 * Identify key elements necessary to implement a successful program * Articulate a strategy for complying with both the technical and administrative controls of NIST 800-171


  • Jason Pufahl

    Vice President Security Services, Vancord

Resources & Downloads

  • NIST EDUCAUSE April 2018

    1 MB, pptx - Updated on 10/25/2018
  • SRI Research Intake Form Fillable 104

    55 KB, docx - Updated on 10/25/2018