DFARS & NIST SP 800-171


Is Your Business Compliant?

Manufacturing businesses contracted with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) are required to meet parameters of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). This is a government regulation that applies to any business with a DoD contract.

DFARS necessitates compliance with the security requirements outlined in the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-171, “Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information Systems and Organizations.”

State and Federal Funds Available

Offset Your Assessment And Remediation Costs

As a result of the push by the U.S. Federal Government for all DoD contractors to comply with DFARS requirements, federal and state governments are offering grants ranging between $5,000 and $20,000 in financial aid to help contractors achieve compliance.

Dox is an experienced, preferred provider partner with Exostar that can assist you with the funding application process as well as provide the technical services the federal government requires to achieve compliance fast and affordably. Funds are limited, so fill out the form on this page to request you free consultation before funds run out.

How Can Dox Help?

Dox is honored to have partnered with Exostar to aid businesses in attaining compliance quickly and efficiently. Regardless of your business’s size, Dox provides white-glove service to get you compliant with DFARS/NIST SP 800-171 requirements so you can move ahead at full speed.

Our experts have mapped the 110 requirements of NIST SP 800-171 to 175 controls designed to gauge how well an organization is meeting parameters. We run scans and tests against your information systems and compare these results to any documented policies and procedures provided by your organization. We assess your business for security flaws and provide the most simple, cost-effective solutions to quickly address all requirements.

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Assess and Comply with All Three Types of Security Requirements



  • Doors
  • Locks
  • Keys
  • etc.



  • Firewalls
  • Passwords
  • Permissions
  • etc.



  • Policies
  • Procedures
  • Training
  • etc.

Non-Compliant Businesses are Losing Money. Don’t be One of Them.

Businesses are now starting to feel the crunch of non-compliance as contracts are being put on hold or are not being renewed which means lost revenue. Manufacturers that are non-compliant with DFARS and NIST SP 800-171 have lost existing DoD contracts as a result. Furthermore, no new contracts are being issued to manufacturing businesses that are not compliant, leading to large financial losses.

Those businesses that fail to meet the DFARS & NIST SP 800-171 requirements are already facing stiff penalties including:

  • Loss of existing DoD contracts
  • Loss of new DoD contracts
  • Loss of business reputation

Every moment your business waits to become compliant equates to lost revenue. For assistance in conducting an assessment of your business security and/or meeting the requirements of DFARS & NIST SP 800-171, please fill out the contact form on this page and we will reach out to you as soon as possible to schedule a free consultation.