Compliance Challenges and Solutions in the Defense Supply Chain

Reading Time: 3 minutes The defense supply chain operates within a highly regulated environment, with stringent compliance requirements imposed by government agencies such as the Department of Defense (DoD). As defense contractors navigate these complex regulations, they often encounter various compliance challenges that can impact their ability to secure contracts and maintain operational efficiency. In this blog post, we’ll […]

Monitoring Security Controls for Continued Effectiveness

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ensuring the ongoing effectiveness of your security controls is vital in maintaining compliance and safeguarding your organization’s sensitive data. That’s why we’re here with another valuable compliance tip focusing on CMMC 2.0 Control CA.L2-3.12.3. Today’s Tip: Monitor Security Controls on an Ongoing Basis Control CA.L2-3.12.3 emphasizes the importance of continuously monitoring security controls to ensure their […]

Navigating DFARS Compliance: Essential Steps for Defense Contractors

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the complex realm of defense contracting, compliance with the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) is not just a requirement; it’s a strategic imperative. DFARS sets forth cybersecurity standards that defense contractors must adhere to when handling Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). Navigating DFARS compliance can be a daunting task, but with the right approach, […]

Assessing Security Controls and Risk Management

Reading Time: < 1 minute As part of our ongoing commitment to helping you navigate the complex landscape of cybersecurity standards, we’re excited to share a valuable compliance tip with you. Today’s Tip: Periodically Assess the Security Controls in Organizational Systems Control CA.L2-3.12.1 emphasizes the importance of periodically assessing the security controls in organizational systems to ensure their effectiveness. This […]

Securing DoD Contracts: Leveraging Compliance to Gain Competitive Advantage

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the competitive landscape of government contracting, securing contracts with the Department of Defense (DoD) can be a significant milestone for businesses. However, navigating the complex regulatory environment and meeting stringent compliance requirements is essential for success. In this blog post, we’ll explore how leveraging compliance can give defense contractors a competitive advantage when pursuing […]

Strengthening Your Cyber Defense: Introducing ThreatLocker

Reading Time: 2 minutes In today’s digital landscape, the threat of cyber attacks looms larger than ever. At On Call, we understand the importance of staying one step ahead of hackers, which is why we’re excited to introduce our latest addition to the arsenal of cybersecurity tools: ThreatLocker. Empowering Your Defense ThreatLocker isn’t just another antivirus program. It’s a […]

Maintain audit logs of physical access

Reading Time: < 1 minute At On Call, our foremost priority is to serve as your trusted navigator in the intricate world of cybersecurity standards. Today, we’re spotlighting the paramount importance of Control PE.L1-3.10.4 – a control that focuses on maintaining audit logs of physical access. 🔒 Why Control PE.L1-3.10.4 Is Your Guardian for Audit Trails Control PE.L1-3.10.4 is all about […]

CMMC Certification: Steps to Achieve Compliance for Defense Contractors

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is rapidly becoming a linchpin in the defense industry’s efforts to secure its supply chain. As a defense contractor, CMMC compliance isn’t just another hoop to jump through; it’s a cornerstone of your eligibility to work on projects vital to national security. This blog post will guide you through […]

Understanding DFARS Compliance: What It Means for Your Business

Reading Time: 3 minutes In the current global climate where cybersecurity threats loom large, securing sensitive information is paramount, especially for companies that contract with the United States Department of Defense (DoD). DFARS, which stands for Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, is a set of regulations that DoD contractors must follow to protect this information. Understanding what DFARS compliance […]

Strategize to Win: How Prioritizing Compliance Can Aid in Winning Government Contracts

Reading Time: 6 minutes For companies seeking to win lucrative DoD contracts, having a strategic focus on compliance is no longer just an option but an imperative one. Compliance can make or break a company’s prospects of getting a defense contract in the complex world of government procurement, where rules and regulations are complex and always shifting. By proactively […]