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Red Teaming Strengthens Your Organization’s Threat Detection


The recent rise in remote work has not stopped malicious actors, and if anything cybersecurity is even more critical than it was before as opportunistic attackers target insecure remote connections….


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In Uncertain Times, Pen Testing Supports Your Company’s Growth

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a widespread impact on policies and practices across both government and industry. Small businesses and large agencies alike have had a few weeks now to experiment with their mass telework and operations plans, and are beginning to understanding how…

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Security Considerations for Telework

So your business is teleworking now. Your employees are spending a lot of time in conference calls, virtual meetings and chats using teleconference applications and software. Maybe the team’s even…

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DoD Releases CMMC Version 1.0

The Department of Defense has finalized and released version 1.0 of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) framework, making official the requirement for all Defense Industrial Base (DIB) contractors to…

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Summary of Changes to CMMC with Release of v0.7

Draft 0.7 of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) framework was released today by USD(A&S). Our initial takeaways regarding the changes from v0.6 to v0.7 are: There was no change…

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How Adversary Simulation and Emulation Improve your Security Posture

It’s hard to measure risk without knowing the weaknesses in your system, people and processes. Understanding your vulnerabities and potential exposure from the adversary perspective is vital to successful defense…

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CMMC FAQ

Are you a government contractor? Have you heard some rumblings about something called CMMC and wondered what the government has in store for future compliance? You’re not alone. We here…

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Initial Thoughts on Draft CMMC Model v0.6

After a public review of Draft CMMC v0.4 (Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification) framework and assessment of the feedback, the USD(A&S) (Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and…

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The #1 Method You Can Implement Right Now to Vastly Improve Your Cybersecurity Defense

According to the 2019 CyberEdge Cyberthreat Defense Report,  91% of attacks against small- to medium-sized businesses start with some form of phishing or delivery of the attack vector via email….

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Initial Thoughts on CMMC v0.4

The Department of Defense (DoD) Undersecretary for Acquisition and Sustainment is developing a unified cybersecurity standard for DoD acquisitions, the Cybersecurity Maturity Management Certification (CMMC). With the recent release of…

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