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Microsoft Releases New Information for Defense Industry


Microsoft published a slew of informational blogs today, and we’ve aggregated them below. Check out all the great work they’re doing and information they’re sharing for the defense industry. Accelerating…


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Arming Yourself Against CMMC-Related Fraud

As the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) has come online and continued to evolve, many more defense contractors have been seeking help in understanding new requirements and ensuring they gain…

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Summary of Jan. 26 CMMC Town Hall

The OUSD (A&S) team and CMMC Accreditation Body hosted a virtual town hall meeting Jan. 26 to review CMMC and DFARS requirements and provide updates. Below, the Ardalyst team has…

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2021

How to Think About Cybersecurity in 2021

2020 has been full of challenges. Organizations were forced to accelerate changes that had been coming for some time due to a variety of external pressures. The Wall Street Journal…

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Customer Update: SolarWinds Orion Compromise

As you all know, FireEye recently uncovered that multiple commercial and government organizations were infiltrated by cyber threat actors via exploitation of the SolarWinds Orion software. CISA, FireEye, Microsoft and…

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FireEye has Only Grown Stronger as a Leader in Cybersecurity

Much of the news surrounding the recent “hacking” of FireEye is at best misleading, but there are a number of reasons why this incident isn’t as dire as the headlines…

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CMMC Accreditation Board Certifies Ardalyst as Registered Provider Organization

Ardalyst announced today it has earned Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Registered Provider Organization (RPO) certification. This new achievement fortifies the company’s position as the leader in CMMC compliance solutions and…

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Working with Microsoft to Bring CMMC/NIST 800-171 Compliance to the Defense Industrial Base

As Microsoft Security Gold Partners, we are proud to see the tools Microsoft continues to accelerate compliance for defense contractors to tackle the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) and underlying…

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What the Latest DFARS Rule Changes Mean for You

This week the DoD released the interim final rule for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) and added details that may have immediate effects. It is outlined in an 89-page…

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Breaking Down CUI

Every couple of weeks, I am finding myself back in the same conversation when advising clients and potential clients about the impacts of the DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)….

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