The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), the five cybersecurity maturity level framework was introduced last year to better protect the pentagon’s networks and sensitive controlled unclassified information against cyberattacks! This framework affects MORE than 300,000 contractors and subcontractors in the defense industry base and their level of security is determined based on the security requirement […]
Changes to CMMC – Introducing CMMC 2.0!
Vulnerability Assessment or Penetration Test – Which one should you do first?
Many organizations are still confused about what security assessments are, which ones do they need, and the kind of information that these assessments provide regarding their own security posture. In our LANTalks conversation “Breaking Down Security Assessments” we connected with James Roberts, Cybersecurity Analyst at Cyberstone Security, and discussed everything there is to know about […]
The 7 Ghosts of Cybersecurity
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but it is also well known, among the vernacular of the younger generation, as the Spooky Season. Most people are more concerned with ghosts, ghouls, and goblins than they are with the dangers lurking in the dark corners of the Internet.
New Cybersecurity Requirements for Defense Contractors: CMMC Framework
Last September, the Department of Defense released that it will amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) and will require a Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) in all defense contracts which will take effect five years from now, in 2026. The purpose behind CMMC is for all DOD contractors, including subcontractors, to become the […]