Security Solutions That Will Keep You from Getting Fined

Security Solutions That Will Keep You from Getting Fined

The cybersecurity landscape is rapidly evolving, and it can be difficult for businesses to keep up with the latest threats. If you don't have the right cybersecurity solutions in place, your business could be at risk of getting fined for noncompliance with federal laws, such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). 

How Following NIST CSF Qualifies You for Safe Harbor Protection

How Following NIST CSF Qualifies You for Safe Harbor Protection

Getting hit by a cyberattack can be devastating for any business. Not only can it cost in terms of damages and recovery, but you can be sued if the attack leads to a data breach and loss of sensitive information. There are cases where companies have had to pay millions of dollars in damages because they did not have adequate security measures in place to protect personal and proprietary data.

How Can Your Business Qualify Under the Safe Harbor Law?

How Can Your Business Qualify Under the Safe Harbor Law?

Several states across the United States, including Connecticut, recently passed the Cybersecurity Safe Harbor Law. This landmark legislation is important for both businesses and consumers because it helps protect companies from liability for cybersecurity breaches while ensuring they are meeting the minimum cybersecurity standards that further consumer data privacy.

Which Cybersecurity Frameworks Qualify for Safe Harbor?

Which Cybersecurity Frameworks Qualify for Safe Harbor?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) enabled the development and implementation of standards for storing and handling protected health information (PHI). All covered entities (CE) that handle patient data, including pharmacies, hospitals, and even employers that provide health insurance plans to their employees, must follow these standards. HIPAA rules also apply to ...

What Is Connecticut’s Safe Harbor Law?

What Is Connecticut’s Safe Harbor Law?

The pandemic has proven to be a major challenge for businesses of all sizes, not only in terms of operations but also data security. With the rise in online communications and remote work, there has been an increase in the number of cyberattacks targeting businesses across the country.

How Does Vulnerability Scanning Keep My Company Compliant?

How Does Vulnerability Scanning Keep My Company Compliant?

Maintaining compliance with government regulations can be daunting for many companies. This is especially true when it comes to the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), which requires Department of Defense (DoD) contractors to implement specific security controls in order to protect sensitive data pertaining to national security.

Backup & Disaster Recovery's role in the CMMC framework

Backup & Disaster Recovery's role in the CMMC framework

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) framework is the basis for Department of Defense (DoD) efforts to safeguard controlled unclassified information (CUI) across its vast worldwide supply chain. This framework comprises 171 practices that are stacked across 17 domains and 43 capabilities, each of which belongs to one of the maturity levels in the model.

What Security Services Are Necessary to Be Compliant with CMMC 2.0?

What Security Services Are Necessary to Be Compliant with CMMC 2.0?

On November 4, 2021, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced a massive overhaul of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC 1.0) program. The new framework, dubbed CMMC 2.0, is still being finalized and not yet publicly available, raising a lot of questions for many Defense Industrial Base (DIB) contractors and subcontractors about how they’ll need to adjust.

Your Top 5 CMMC 2.0 Questions Answered

Your Top 5 CMMC 2.0 Questions Answered

The Department of Defense’s (DoD) announcement of revamping their Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program has left many contractors trying to understand how the update will affect their compliance needs and audit requirements. To offer clarity and guidance on the new framework, we put together a list of the top five questions companies have been asking about CMMC 2.0.

What Companies Should Know About the DoD’s CMMC Update

What Companies Should Know About the DoD’s CMMC Update

On November 4, 2021, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced several changes to the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program, now referred to as CMMC 1.0. CMMC 2.0, the updated version of the framework, is a culmination of the DoD’s months-long internal review of CMMC 1.0’s implementation and significant changes to the program’s strategic direction.