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OCD Tech Announces DFARS Compliance Line of Service

IT Security Expertise to Help DoD Contractors with NIST 800-171 Compliance

Braintree, MA (PRWEB) June 21, 2016

Today OCD Tech, a Division of O’Connor & Drew, P.C., announced a new line of service to help Department of Defense contractors comply with the IT security requirements in the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement 225.204-7012. The updated supplement requires DoD contractors to become compliant with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-171.

Michael Hammond, Director of IT Audit & Security at OCD Tech said, “Many organizations are struggling with how to assess the requirements in SP800-171. The DoD has issued very little in the way of guidance. We believe this is a space where we can help bring clarity. We are experts in assessing organizations against NIST SP800-53 and the 171 framework is a distillation of 53.”

Regarding OCD Tech’s approach to DFARS, Hammond continued, “We are actively assisting clients with DFARS. We’ve built proprietary templates and tools to plug-and-play with the requirements. As a firm we have years of experience in the government space and we see this service line as a natural extension of that.”

The firm is currently engaged providing DFARS assistance to clients. Nick DeLena, Senior IT Audit Manager commented, “This service isn’t a hypothetical. We are in the field actively providing this service to our DoD contractor clients. It’s a battle-tested service. Companies needing assistance with their DFARS compliance should call us today.”

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About OCD Tech: We provide independent and objective assurance of your IT controls. Using industry recognized frameworks and best practices, we assess your company’s technology risks and evaluate existing controls for risk mitigation. Your business processes are constantly evolving. We ask you, are your IT controls keeping up?

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