The Case for CMMC as a Unified Cybersecurity Standard

Cybersecurity standards have multiplied over the past two decades. FedRAMP, RMF, 800-171, and many others have complicated the lives of security professionals and made compliance a very expensive and highly stressful job. In this presentation, we’ll explore the relationship between the major standards, and the pros and cons of working towards a universal standard based […]

Getting to the Roots of Cybersecurity

Everyone debates cybersecurity through a lens of forest and trees but real security does not get seen. It is at the root of all our operational decisions. In fact the root system of any tree is twenty times the size of the visible canopy. Forget the forest versus trees debate. The culture we create lives […]

Patch Overload: How to Manage the Deluge of Vulnerabilities

Over the past two years, the cybersecurity threat landscape has changed dramatically. COVID, ransomware, supply chain vulnerabilities, and the threat of hybrid war have caused organizations to put their Shield Up and prioritize the growing volume of cybersecurity work. Last year alone we saw more than 20,000 vulnerabilities disclosed. That’s an average of more than […]

CMMC Assessments are Coming Soon – Have Begun!

“To lose patience is to lose the battle.” – Mahatma Gandhi Though the journey has been long, and the path forward has been dynamic, the DoD’s CMMC Framework has always stayed focused on one mission: securing our nation’s Defense Industrial Base (DIB) from cybersecurity threats. Please join Matt Travis and Kyle Gingrich for a past, […]