A Comprehensive Guide of Understanding Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs)

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity, Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) stand out as some of the most sophisticated and dangerous cyber attacks. Understanding the nature of APTs, their lifecycle, and effective strategies to detect and mitigate these threats is crucial for safeguarding your organization’s sensitive information. This tech tip provides a comprehensive overview of APTs […]

Safeguarding Shared Computing: Disabling Remote Access and Alerting On-Site Users

Reading Time: < 1 minute In the ever-evolving landscape of defense cybersecurity, maintaining compliance with DFARS, NIST SP 800-171, and CMMC standards is paramount. These frameworks are essential for safeguarding sensitive information and preserving your competitive advantage in the defense industry. Today, we’re focusing on a crucial element of CMMC 2.0: Control SC.L2-3.13.12. Understanding Control SC.L2-3.13.12 This critical control addresses […]

Leveraging SIEM for Enhanced Security Monitoring and Response

Reading Time: 2 minutes In our increasingly digital world, robust security monitoring and swift threat response are essential for safeguarding organizational data. Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems have emerged as a powerful tool in this arena. Let’s explore how SIEM works, its benefits, and strategies for maximizing its potential. Understanding SIEM A SIEM system acts as a […]

Use FIPS-validated cryptography to protect the confidentiality of CUI

Reading Time: < 1 minute Staying compliant with DFARS, NIST SP 800-171, and CMMC standards is essential for protecting sensitive information and maintaining your competitive edge in the defense sector. Today, we want to highlight a crucial aspect of CMMC 2.0: Control SC.L2-3.13.11. CMMC 2.0 Compliance Tip: Control SC.L2-3.13.11 Control SC.L2-3.13.11 mandates the use of FIPS-validated cryptography to protect the […]

Implementing an SSDLC: Best Practices for Enhanced Software Security

Reading Time: 2 minutes In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, prioritizing the security of software applications is more critical than ever. Integrating security into every stage of your Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) can significantly reduce vulnerabilities and safeguard your applications from potential threats. This tech tip explores essential best practices for implementing a Secure Software Development Lifecycle (SSDLC). What […]

Establish and Manage Cryptographic Keys for Organizational Systems

Reading Time: 2 minutes Strengthening Cybersecurity for DoD Contractors: Key Management in CMMC 2.0 Maintaining a robust cybersecurity posture is crucial for organizations working with the Department of Defense (DoD). Compliance with DFARS, NIST SP 800-171, and CMMC standards is essential not only for protecting sensitive information but also for maintaining competitiveness in the defense sector. CMMC 2.0 Compliance […]

Maintaining A Secure Virtual Reality Environment With VR & AR

Reading Time: 2 minutes As Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies become increasingly integrated into business operations and everyday life, ensuring their security is more critical than ever. In this tech tip, we explore best practices for securing VR and AR systems, helping you protect sensitive data and maintain a secure virtual environment. Why VR and AR […]

End Network Connections After Sessions or Inactivity Period

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ensuring robust cybersecurity practices is imperative for organizations involved with the Department of Defense (DoD). Compliance with DFARS, NIST SP 800-171, and CMMC standards is not just a requirement but a cornerstone in safeguarding sensitive information and maintaining competitiveness in the defense sector. CMMC 2.0 Compliance Insight: Control SC.L2-3.13.9 A pivotal control within the CMMC […]

Enhancing Your Cybersecurity with Proactive Threat Intelligence

Reading Time: 2 minutes In today’s digital age, staying ahead of emerging cyber threats is essential. One of the most effective strategies to safeguard your organization is through proactive Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) gathering. In this post, we delve into techniques for collecting and analyzing information about emerging cyber threats to bolster your cybersecurity defenses. Why Cyber Threat Intelligence […]

Implement Cryptographic Measures to Secure CUI During Transmission Unless Protected by Alternative Physical Safeguards

Reading Time: < 1 minute Maintaining robust cybersecurity measures is essential for organizations collaborating with the Department of Defense (DoD). Adhering to DFARS, NIST SP 800-171, and CMMC standards is crucial for safeguarding sensitive information and maintaining a competitive edge in the defense sector. CMMC 2.0 Compliance Tip: Control SC.L2-3.13.8 A key control in the CMMC 2.0 framework is SC.L2-3.13.8, […]