Vishing vs Phishing: Know the Difference

It can feel like there is a new term for cyberattacks to learn every day. But knowing the different types of attacks and knowing what to look for can mean the difference between a secure network and a multi-million dollar data breach. In…
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Are You Prepared for a DCMA Review of your NIST 800-171 Assessment?

The Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) is planning to evaluate the information submitted by contractors on their compliance with NIST 800-171. The goal is to better understand whether the defense industrial base (DIB) is meeting contract…
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What’s Driving Cyber Spend in 2022?

As IoT devices, remote work and digitized business processes continue to expand, the need to protect them becomes increasingly more important. According to Gartner, global cyber spend is forecasted to reach over $170B this year. Let’s discuss…
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The Pentagon Updates CMMC Timeline

When CMMC 2.0 was announced in 2021, the original timeline included a 9-24 month implementation process. Since then, we have all been anxiously awaiting to hear if this was on track. In an event hosted by NDIA New England, Stacy Bostjanick,…
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Best Practices for Supply Chain Cybersecurity

The global supply chain crisis has revealed some pretty glaring holes in even the largest enterprises' cybersecurity plans. To ensure your organization's supply chain stays protected from the increasing threat of cyberattacks, consider these…
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The False Claims Act and NIST 800-171: What You Need to Know

Last fall, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced its new Civil Cyber Fraud Initiative to enforce cybersecurity standards and reporting requirements. Let’s dive into how the Civil Cyber Fraud Initiative, False Claims Act (FCA) and NIST…