CMMC Practices SC3177; Requirements and Documentation | ChatFortress


Posted on June 19, 2021 by Benjamin Bressington


CMMC Practices SC3177; Requirements and Documentation | ChatFortress
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CMMC Practice Requirement:

System and Communications Protection - SC.3.177

Employ FIPS-validated cryptography when used to protect the confidentiality of CUI.

System and Communications Protection - SC.3.177- Clarification Statement

Only use cryptography validated through the NIST Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP) to protect the confidentiality of CUI. Any other cryptography cannot be used since it has not been tested and validated to protect CUI. FIPS validated cryptography is not a requirement for all information, FIPS-validation is only used for the protection of CUI.

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