ComplianceForge Product Updates

Cybersecurity Documentation Does Have A Life Cycle

Cybersecurity is a constantly-evolving field and this means security documentation eventually needs updates to reflect changes. These changes tend to come from evolving statutory, regulatory or contractual requirements, but documentation changes also come from evolving technologies. However, ComplianceForge designed its documentation to help with managing the life cycle of your organization's documentation through a hierarchical model that is easy to update and maintain. Our documentation is targeted for a 3-5 year life cycle before a major upgrade is needed.

Please note that when product updates are sent out, they are not customized to your organization (e.g., logo & company name). The updates come with errata that shows what has changed in the documentation, where you can make the decision if you want to adopt the changes in your existing documentation, since it is expected that your organization has already tailored the original documentation for its specific purposes.

Upgrade Pricing

In an effort to reward existing customers, we have three different tiers of pricing for upgrades:

Upgrade Pricing specific to the Digital Security Program & Cybersecurity Standardized Operating Procedures (CSOP)

Clients who purchase the Digital Security Program (DSP) or DSP version of the Cybersecurity Standardized Operating Procedures (CSOP) can subscribe to product updates. The first year of DSP and CSOP product updates will be included in the purchase of the DSP or CSOP. Following that first year, clients have a choice to renew the subscription. Note - if a client skips one or more years of a DSP or CSOP subscription, the cost to restart the subscription for one year is 50% of the published MSRP of the product.

For subscription renewals for the DSP and DSP version of the CSOP, these are the links to renew:

Upgrade Pricing specific to the NIST 800-171 Compliance Program (NCP)

Clients who purchase the NIST 800-171 Compliance Program (NCP) can subscribe to NCP updates ($900/yr) when the first year of updates expires. The first year of NCP product updates is included in the purchase of the NCP and following that first year, clients have a choice between two (2) ways to update the NCP:

Why We Charge For Updates

It takes our staff time to keep current on these changes and we need to cover our costs so that we can continue to offer these quality products. For minor updates to mapping spreadsheets, we do not charge for those.

How To Get An Update

Contact us at to start the process or order online (see above). Upgrades are only eligible for purchases by the company that made the original purchase. 


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