Foundational Security Controls from CIS

10 Foundational Security Controls from CIS

The saying – with knowledge comes power – holds as much in cybersecurity as anywhere. A vital part of a cybersecurity professional’s job is to know the threats to the enterprise assets and the severity of the impact of those threats. The framework for actionable controls and security best practices from the Center for Internet Security (CIS) provides this know-how …

A FedRAMP Primer to Secure Federal Enterprises

A FedRAMP Primer to Secure Federal Enterprises

A Guide to FedRAMP (Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program) to minimize cloud security risks for federal agencies.   Cloud computing creates hyperconnected services. The result is improved productivity for enterprises and more flexibility for the workforce. However, these benefits come with certain new risks.  Cloud enablement increases the number of attack points available for cybercriminals to exploit.    The …

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2 Reasons You Should Get CMMC and Win More DoD Contracts  

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) will soon be a requirement for companies that work with the Department of Defense (DoD) if they want to bid on contracts. While certification is not yet available, DoD contractors can get started ahead of time by learning CMMC requirements and preparing a strategy for long-term cybersecurity fortification. Contractors that begin assessing their own practices …

CIS Security Controls

How Six Basic Security Controls Can Build a More Secure Enterprise

As companies rely more heavily on digital assets for critical operations, and cyber attackers continually advance their malicious agendas, the need for strong cybersecurity controls has heightened. While advanced security programs and technology play an important role in combating these attacks, the majority of these growing risks can be reduced through fundamentally basic security controls. For example, it’s been reported …