Tag: Privacy

The Ultimate Deception Tool: Phishing!

As advances increase with the internet, so are people progressing cybercrime tactics on the internet. Phishing is a cybercrime in which the perpetrators persuade its victims to release sensitive personal data. Financial details, passwords after contacting them via emails, text messages under the false pretext of being a legitimate organization are some examples. The moment 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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