Tag: IoT

Modernizing Government Technology (Mgt) Act

The signing of the Modernizing Government Technology Act (MGT) was in December 2017. Federal security operations for several years have been using hardware and software that are needing to be more modern. Obsolete technology has posed challenges in protecting the nation cyberspace and vital national data from cyber-attacks. Making Room for New Technology What is Read More

What is Blockchain?

Blockchain refers to the technology behind the creation of Bitcoin. It is a shared, reliable, trusted, public ledger of transactions which is accessible to everyone for inspection but which is not under the control of any single user. Blockchains refer to distributed databases in which a continuously growing list of data transaction records are maintained, Read More

What Does NIST Sp 800-171 Mean?

What does NIST SP 800-171 mean? As a small business in the Department of Defense (DoD) Government Contracting realm we do have cybersecurity experience.  We have done the DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) which has now been transitioned to the Risk Management Framework (RMF).  RMF is a six-step process developed by the Read More

What is the Patch Act?

Legislation last week was announced last week by a joint House and Senate Democrats and Republicans that seems to be the first response to the “ransomware” outbreak that occurred globally. he sooner we, as a company know, about vulnerabilities that can affect our company the better.

A Reminder About the Need for Cybersecurity

Cyber Security is currently a real need. Businesses of all kinds involve sensitive information especially those of customers. As information is usually gained from cyberspace, businesses are not really safe. If the information gets into the wrong hands, the cyber breach could cause catastrophic damage. Also, one small cyber breach on an Industrial Automation facility and production grinds to a halt.

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