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What Business Leaders Should Know: NIST CSF 2.0

April 09, 2024

The newly updated NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) 2.0 is here, and it’s packed with important updates that business leaders need to know to keep their companies safe. Let’s dive into what NIST CSF 2.0 means for you and why it’s more important than ever.

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Compliance

CMMC Proposed Rule is Here: What You Need to Know

January 23, 2024

On Tuesday, December 26, 2023, the Department of Defense published the proposed rules for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program, which is now open for a 60-day comment period, ending February 26, 2024.

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Cybersecurity, Compliance

What is a SOC 2 Compliance Report and Why it Matters to Your Business

January 01, 2024

When considering a managed service provider (MSP) for your business, it's important to evaluate their approach to securing sensitive data. Conducting due diligence to ensure that the MSP has the necessary controls in place to protect your sensitive information is highly recommended.

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Compliance, IT Solutions & Support

The Evolution of Identity and Access Management (IAM)

April 23, 2021

In a recent presentation to business leaders, Kent Goodrow, a Systems Engineering client Account Manager, spoke about the evolution of identity and access management (IAM). He noted the increasing business exposure to modern threats due to work-from-anywhere, cloud-first environments. Kent detailed how IAM has evolved over the last few years and how it now works to protect access to corporate resources. Below is an outline of his presentation on implementing IAM as your organization's first line of defense.

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Compliance, Cloud Security

Disposing of E-waste Securely and Responsibly

October 21, 2019

In 2018, there was 49.8 million tons of e-waste generated worldwide. The US contributed a staggering 10 million tons of this waste, and our share is growing. As environmental and health concerns arise over the ever-increasing e-waste, it is the responsibility of everyone to ensure its proper disposal.

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Compliance, IT Solutions & Support

Guest Blog: How to Read a SOC Examination Report

November 30, 2016

Many organizations include the review of Service Organization Controls (SOC) examination reports in their annual vendor due diligence activities; however, most are unsure of what they should be looking for in the report.  Determining what is relevant and knowing how to read a SOC examination report can help to ensure that organizations get the most value and assurance out of their review.

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Compliance

SE Guest Blog: Information Security Officer - It's not just a cool title

November 04, 2016

The role of the Information Security Officer (ISO) varies based on the size and complexity of an organization. It may be a full or part-time position held by an employee having only ISO responsibilities or by an employee having other roles within the organization. A primary role of the ISO is to work with management to strengthen its information security program and to protect the organization’s information assets.

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Compliance