NIST SP 800-171 & CMMC 2.0 Control 3.2.2 Requirement:

Ensure that personnel are trained to carry out their assigned information security related duties and responsibilities.

NIST SP 800-171 & CMMC 2.0 3.2.2 Requirement Explanation:

Ensuring that your personnel are trained to carry out their information security responsibilities is critical to having an effective information security program.

Example NIST SP 800-171 & CMMC 2.0 3.2.2 Implementation:

Provide additional security training to staff who are responsible for carrying out security and system administration tasks. To meet this requirement, require personnel with system administration and security responsibilities to complete the free online "Privileged User Cybersecurity Responsibilities" course available at the DoD Cyber Exchange website. Collect their certificate of completion and document their completion using our training log excel template.

NIST SP 800-171 & CMMC 2.0 3.2.2 Scenario(s):

- Scenario 1:

Alice is a system administrator and is responsible for administering your company's Splunk security information event management (SIEM) solution. Management pays for Alice to go to a course on Splunk and earn a Splunk certification.

- Scenario 2:

Management has decided that all employees with information security responsibilities must be certified. Management pays for the employees to earn CompTIA Security+ certification.

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