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Happy Anniversary MEP National Network

The North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP), the official representative of the MEP National Network™ and NIST MEP in North Carolina, today celebrates the 30th anniversary of the MEP National Network. Since 1988, MEP centers in all 50 states and...

NCMEP Recognizes Manufacturing Leadership

Durham, NC – The North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP), the official representative of the MEP National Network™ and NIST MEP in North Carolina, today announced the winners of its 2018 Manufacturing Leadership Awards at mfgCON in Durham, North...

NIST 800-171 Recommended Top 5 Controls

The NIST 800-171 standards may seem a bit overwhelming to those who are just starting to venture out into the world of cybersecurity planning. There are a total of 109 controls or requirements divided among the 14 families within NIST 800-171. Understanding and...

What is NIST 800-171?

NIST 800-171 defines how to protect data, information and materials. NIST 800-171 was originally adopted as the minimum standards required to meet for compliance to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) cybersecurity clause.  The DFARS...

NC Community Colleges: NC Advanced Manufacturing Ready!

NC Community Colleges has created a video that examines the impact of advanced manufacturing training provided by NC Community College for local employers. Company representatives describe the value of their collaboration with local community colleges in delivering...