CloudStrike Security Update Defect -The Blue Screen of Death STRIKES AGAIN

The “Blue Screen of Death.” Many of you may be familiar with this phrase, but if you are not, it is NOT a good thing. Early Thursday morning, a large cybersecurity company, CloudStrike, encountered a security update defect. The update was rolled out to Windows OS devices and does not seem to be affecting other…

Should I Work with a C3PAO for CMMC 2.0 Compliance?: What You Need to Know 

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And no, we’re not talking about the droid from Star Wars. A C3PAO is a CMMC Third Party Assessment Organization. If your business is on a CMMC journey, like us, it’s important that you know more about this acronym. What is a C3PAO? C3PAOs are responsible for evaluating a company’s compliance with the CMMC model,…

Evilginx 2 and the Risks to Online Security: Understanding the Threat

In today’s ever-changing world of cybersecurity threats, one of the most concerning developments is the rise of sophisticated phishing techniques. These attacks, such as the notorious Evilginx 2, pose significant challenges to both individuals and organizations. Understanding how Evilginx 2 operates is crucial for protecting against this insidious threat. What is Evilginx 2? Evilginx 2…

Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Planning: Hurricane Edition

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Businesses in hurricane-prone areas should have a business continuity and disaster recovery plan in place to protect their IT infrastructure from the threat of hurricanes. Hurricanes can cause severe damage to businesses, interrupt operations, and destroy equipment. In this blog post, we will discuss the threats that hurricanes pose to businesses and what elements should…

A Guide to Developing Your System Security Plan for CMMC Compliance

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Navigating the complexities of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) isn’t just a compliance checkbox; it’s a strategic imperative for any business working with the Department of Defense (DoD). Central to achieving CMMC compliance is the development of a robust System Security Plan (SSP)—the blueprint for safeguarding DoD controlled unclassified information (CUI) data.  This guide…

Mastering Your CMMC Level 2 Assessment: Strategies for Security Success

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Cybersecurity has become a central pillar in the operations of any organization, especially those working in defense. The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) has been implemented to ensure that companies handling sensitive government data are equipped to manage those risks effectively.  As defense contractors and compliance officers know, navigating the complexities of CMMC Level 2…

How CIS Controls Play an Invaluable Role in Accelerating CMMC Compliance 

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The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program was created by the Department of Defense to protect the confidentiality of Controlled Unclassified Information. It’s been in the works for several years now; however, it’s finally nearing a point where it will be a requirement to do business with the DoD. Some organizations have already begun working…

What You Need to Know When Looking for an MSP for CMMC Compliance

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The cybersecurity landscape is continually evolving, with regulatory frameworks like CMMC 2.0 (Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification) becoming increasingly crucial for organizations. CMMC aims to enhance the cybersecurity posture of businesses in the defense industrial base by protecting the confidentiality of controlled unclassified information (CUI.)   CMMC is a complex and arduous undertaking for any organization, consisting…