ProCircular Information Security Experts Corner

DFARS Made Easy

Posted by Brandon Blankenship on Nov 29, 2018 1:29:22 PM

The hot topic for contractors in the DoD supply chain these days is DFARS compliance. DFARS regulations increase our cybersecurity maturity as a country, to better protect ourselves from threats that can disrupt the DoD supply chain.

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Topics: NIST, DFARS

Protecting the Kinds of Data Targeted by Today’s Cyberattacks

Posted by Aaron R. Warner on Oct 25, 2018 3:37:00 PM

Having the right technology should be part of your cybersecurity strategy – but it’s not the only part (and maybe not even the most important part). As an organization’s most valuable asset, investing in people to improve cybersecurity can provide a line of defense that’s tough to find from software or technology.

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Topics: cybersecurity plan, Vulnerability Assessment

Next Year, Budget for the Human Factor in Cybersecurity

Posted by Aaron R. Warner on Sep 28, 2018 5:05:05 PM

It can be overwhelming to think about budgeting for cybersecurity. Where do you start? What do you focus on? How do you know what you need most?

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Topics: budgeting

New NIST Framework for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Posted by Patrick Quinn on Aug 29, 2018 1:05:00 PM

Earlier this month, the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) Small Business Cybersecurity Act became law. There are a few important things you should know about these new guidelines.

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Topics: cybersecurity plan, NIST, Small Business Cybersecurity Act

7 Things You Need to Establish Your Cybersecurity Plan

Posted by Zach Zaffis on Jul 25, 2018 12:22:00 PM

There’s no silver bullet when it comes to cybersecurity. But there are a few basics that nearly any organization – whether it’s a hospital, school, financial institution, government entity, or manufacturing plant – can put into place to get a start on their cybersecurity plan.

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Topics: security incident response, cybersecurity plan, disaster recovery