Maintain Eligibility for DoD Contracts: Required Assessment Deadline Nov. 30, 2020

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Maintain Eligibility for DoD contractsIdaho’s PTAC has been made aware of a fast-approaching deadline for prime and sub-contractors working with the Department of Defense (DoD). All contractors must complete and submit a NIST SP 800-171 cyber self-assessment to the DoD Supplier Performance Risk System (SPRS) through their approved vendor, Project Spectrum, in compliance with CMMC requirements.
The deadline for this required self-assessment is Monday, November 30, 2020. Those who do not complete and submit this initial self-assessment are at risk of losing their contracts with the DoD.
All American businesses are encouraged to use the free Cyber Readiness Check tool provided through to complete their self-assessment.
There are two necessary parts to complete and submit this requirement. Please use the following instructions as a guide:
To fill out the assessment:

  • Visit
  • Select “Cyber Readiness Check” from the top menu
  • Create an account to login
  • Complete the assessment through the Cyber Readiness Check

To submit the assessment to SPRS:

Should you have any questions or need assistance, please contact
Given the upcoming deadline of November 30th, it is imperative that everyone who currently holds a contract with the DoD be made aware of this requirement. If you know of anyone who may need to participate in this certification, please pass this information along to them.

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