Control and monitor the use of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technologies

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ensuring compliance with DFARS, NIST SP 800-171, and CMMC standards is crucial for safeguarding sensitive information and maintaining a strong cybersecurity posture. Today, we highlight a key aspect of CMMC 2.0: Control SC.L2-3.13.14. CMMC 2.0 Compliance Tip: Control SC.L2-3.13.14 Control SC.L2-3.13.14 emphasizes the control and monitoring of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technologies within your organization. […]

Best Practices for Securing Your Email Communications

Reading Time: 2 minutes Email remains a critical communication tool for businesses, but it is also a primary target for cyber threats. Implementing robust email security measures is essential to protect sensitive information and prevent cyber attacks. This tech tip outlines best practices for securing your email communications, including encryption, anti-phishing techniques, and the use of secure email gateways. […]

The Role of Third-Party Assessors in CMMC Certification: What Defense Contractors Need to Know

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the dynamic and high-stakes world of defense contracting, ensuring the security of sensitive information is paramount. The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) has become a crucial component for defense contractors looking to secure Department of Defense (DoD) contracts. Central to this certification process are third-party assessors. But what exactly do they do, and why […]

Employ FIPS-validated cryptography when used to protect the confidentiality of CUI

Reading Time: < 1 minute Staying compliant with DFARS, NIST SP 800-171, and CMMC standards is crucial for safeguarding sensitive information and maintaining your competitive edge in the defense sector. Today, we want to highlight an essential aspect of CMMC 2.0: Control SC.L2-3.13.11. CMMC 2.0 Compliance Tip: Control SC.L2-3.13.11 Control SC.L2-3.13.11 requires employing FIPS-validated cryptography to protect the confidentiality of Controlled […]

Leveraging Blockchain Technology for DFARS Compliance in the Defense Industry

Reading Time: 3 minutes Blockchain technology, with its decentralized, transparent, and immutable characteristics, has emerged as a transformative force across various sectors. For defense contractors, particularly those striving to meet DFARS (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement) compliance, blockchain can offer robust solutions. In this blog post, we explore how blockchain can be utilized to enhance DFARS compliance and address […]

Establish and manage cryptographic keys for cryptography employed in organizational systems

Reading Time: < 1 minute Maintaining a strong cybersecurity posture is essential for organizations working with the Department of Defense (DoD). Compliance with DFARS, NIST SP 800-171, and CMMC standards is not only necessary for safeguarding sensitive information but also for staying competitive in the defense sector. CMMC 2.0 Compliance Tip: Control SC.L2-3.13.10 An important control in the CMMC 2.0 […]

Unlock DoD Funding: Propel Your Defense Firm’s Growth

Reading Time: 3 minutes In the dynamic defense industry, securing funding is key to your firm’s growth. This article explores Department of Defense (DoD) funding opportunities, guiding you through the process of obtaining awards and leveraging federal funding for research. Key Takeaways DoD Funding: Supports growth by enabling firms to develop cutting-edge technologies and collaborate with academic institutions and […]

Preparing for DoD Audits: Compliance Strategies for Defense Contractors

Reading Time: 2 minutes For defense contractors, compliance with Department of Defense (DoD) regulations and standards is not only a legal requirement but also a critical aspect of maintaining contracts and securing future business opportunities. One of the key elements of ensuring compliance is preparing for DoD audits. In this blog post, we’ll discuss effective compliance strategies for defense […]

Strengthen Your Cybersecurity: Essential Tips for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Reading Time: 2 minutes In today’s digital landscape, cybersecurity is a critical concern for businesses of all sizes. However, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) often face unique challenges when it comes to protecting their sensitive data and digital assets from cyber threats. To help you fortify your defenses and safeguard your business against potential risks, we’ve compiled tailored cybersecurity […]

Mastering CMMC: Achieving Cybersecurity Maturity for DoD Contracts

Reading Time: 2 minutes In today’s digital landscape, cybersecurity is a top priority, especially for organizations seeking to do business with the Department of Defense (DoD). The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) has emerged as a crucial framework for ensuring that defense contractors meet specific cybersecurity standards. Achieving CMMC certification is not only essential for compliance but also for […]