11/18/2021 November 4th 2021 the DoD announced CMMC 2.0 as the latest iteration of its new Cybersecurity & Compliance Framework for its contractors and the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) which introduced significant changes to the CMMC program it had started rolling out in with pilot contracts in early 2021. The recent changes were made to consider

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What Is the CMMC?The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is a new cybersecurity framework by the US Department of Defense (DoD) for the DoD supply chain and its contractors. The goal of the new CMMC compliance requirement is to protect Federal Contract Information (FCI) and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). This new umbrella standard includes requirements from NIST

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For many companies, it would be a nightmare to discover that they are the latest unwitting victim of a ransomware attack, capable of crippling computer systems and locking up data if a payment isn’t made to cybercriminals. There’s no magic wand that can make a ransomware attack simply disappear – with no impact at all

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In this day and age, there is a tool for everything. Taxes, budgeting, dieting, all of these have tools. Some tools are so ubiquitous in our lives, that we cannot imagine life without it. Cybersecurity is no exception – there are tools for every need: from firewalls to antivirus and reporting to automation. When it

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Welcome to the second part of the series on Cybersecurity: The Human Factor. In Part 1 we talked about the fact that attackers are constantly considering the human factor when developing and executing attacks. In this part we are going to examine the human factor from the defender’s perspective and explain why this creates a more

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