Federal Cybersecurity Software
Maintaining secure and compliant federal networks with accurate configuration assessment.
Helping to deliver on the Executive Order to enhance US national cybersecurity and improve the protection of federal networks, cybersecurity teams across 30+ US agencies use Nipper to test configurations and improve the security and compliance posture of federal networks.
As the configuration of networks is critical to protecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability (CIA) of the most sensitive federal data, systems, and services, it needs to be assessed and validated regularly. Which is why Nipper is a trusted component in the vulnerability management toolsets of 30+ federal agencies, helping them assess firewalls, switches and routers to detect critical misconfiguration.
The software also provides agencies with risk mitigation advice and device-specific technical fixes to improve mean time to remediate. Nipper can then be used to track when vulnerabilities have been remediated, providing an up-to-date view of the security and compliance posture of the agency to ensure skilled network resources are used to best effect. Users can also assess their performance against benchmarks and controls, such as NIST SP 800-53 to evidence compliance against the CDM Asset Management Capability, and specifically the Configuration Settings Management (CSM) and Vulnerability Management (VUL) capabilities.
With Nipper Enterprise agencies are now able to continuously assess network security on an up-to-hourly basis and have a roadmap to playbook-controlled remediation of identified misconfigurations.
Critical risk remediation prioritization:
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Titania is proven to protect critical infrastructure
Supply Chain Risk Management
Federal contractors are increasingly obligated to identify, assess and mitigate supply chain-related security threats. Aligning to federal government supply chain security efforts – even when not mandated – demonstrates that they can protect their government customers, as well as themselves, from threat-actors. Nipper can be used to automate the assessment of firewalls, switches and routers for a range of risk management frameworks and security standards, including NIST 800-53, NIST 800-171, CMMC – cutting audit times by up to 80% due to its accuracy, and identifying misconfigurations that arise from interdependent settings that other configuration auditing cannot detect.
Nipper automates the compliance assessment of 94% of NIST 800-53 network controls and 89% of the NIST 800-171 controls related to network devices. And for contractors that intend to voluntarily obtain CMMC certification to verify their cybersecurity standards, Nipper helps demonstrate compliance with 89% of CMMC network security practices across 9 domains.