Category Archives: cybersecurity

What to Expect with the CMMC Certification Process and Timeline

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In a digital age of security threats and cyberattacks, being compliant has become something of a necessity for businesses. In fact, according to Tech Jury, “Globally, 30,000 websites are hacked daily.” That’s why the CMMC certification process exists—Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification is a certification program created by the Department of Defense (DoD) to ensure that […]

Cybersecurity Requirements: What You Need to Bid For Federal Government Contracts

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According to Info Security, more than four out of five defense contractors said they experienced a cyber incident with three out of five claiming business loss as a result. Federal contractors are no strangers to cyber troubles as cyber criminals see them as high-value targets due to the sensitive information they possess. This increasing threat […]

The Complete Guide to DFARS Compliance: Here is What You Need to Know

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When doing business with the US government, regulations apply to ensure the security of the data transferred and stored. DFARS (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulatory Supplement) is one such set of laws that government contractors must follow. And while it may sound intimidating, understanding DFARS compliance is not as complex as it may initially appear. DFARS […]

CMMC 1.0 vs CMMC 2.0: What’s the Difference?

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During this time of evolving cybersecurity threats, the last thing you want is a faulty system. Hackers are around every corner, waiting for that slip-up. In fact, according to Security Magazine, hackers attack every 39 seconds on average. This means it is important to have an up-to-date method of mitigating risk and keeping data safe. […]

Understanding the Difference Between NIST 800-171 vs CMMC

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Every business has a responsibility to protect the sensitive data it stores, processes, or transmits. And most are starting to realize it. However, for some companies, it is a requirement and if they don’t they reap the consequences of non-compliance with the laws and regulations that govern their particular industry. But the scary first glance […]

What is CMMC Compliance and Who Needs to be Compliant?

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When you’re in charge of an organization, your time is spent juggling a lot of responsibilities. From cybersecurity to data privacy, staying ahead of the curve can be a challenge. One responsibility that many businesses face is how to stay compliant with regulations. CMMC compliance is a tool that’s quickly becoming crucial for many organizations. […]

Are Your Employees Leaving the Door Open for Hackers? Time to Implement Cybersecurity Training

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Cases of cybercrime have risen to an alarming high. In fact, 43% of cyber attacks target small businesses. And what’s even scarier is that 60% of small companies go out of business within 6 months of a cyber attack. This is because in a lot of cases small businesses don’t have the proper cybersecurity measures […]

How Digitization Impacts Your IT & Cybersecurity Strategy

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Digitization is having a tremendous impact on the world of technology. From cloud adoption to data-driven decision making, it goes far just being able to deploy new solutions. Organizations are now reexamining old business models and searching for ways to renovate, drive business innovation and achieve better outcomes.  This is no easy task. Secure digitization […]

Why Your Business Needs a Disaster Recovery Plan

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For businesses, being prepared in the event of a cyberattack or disaster is far more critical than you might initially think. Without disaster recovery as a key point in your cybersecurity strategy, you open yourself up to the potential of catastrophic data loss, clientele loss, downtime and so much more.  Here are some reasons why […]

EndPoint Detection & Response: What Is It and How Can It Help to Keep Your Organization Safe?

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So far in 2022, the average data breach cost to companies is over $4 million. In an age when so many confidential or sensitive files are stored in digital form, even a small breach in security can lead to disastrous consequences. Protecting your company’s computer network and devices from intruders has never been more important […]