How do cybersecurity and physical security differ? The answer is, they don’t—not anymore. They’re increasingly becoming the same thing.
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An insider threat in cybersecurity refers to the risk of an organization's data or network being compromised by a trusted individual within the organization, such as an employee, contractor, or business partner. Insider threats can be intentional or unintentional, and they can be caused by a variety of factors, including malice, carelessness, or ignorance.
On the 27th of February FEMA announced the Fiscal Year 2024 Financial Assistance/Subsidy Arrangement for private property insurers interested in participating in the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) Write Your Own (WYO) Program. This announcement contains specific requirements regarding cybersecurity, which need to be attained by private insurance companies participating in NFIP’s WYO.
Mobile security refers to the protection of mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, and wearables from threats such as malware, hacking, theft, and unauthorized access. It involves implementing measures and strategies that ensure the safety and privacy of sensitive data and information stored on mobile devices.
In this months episode of our Podcast CMMC 4 Small to Medium sized Business: We discuss with CyberNINES Quality Manager, Rylee Wedekind, the small business role in DFAR's, CUI details and the process small to medium sized business need to go through to maintain their DoD contracts in the realm of CMMC2.0 and the implementation of the rule setting
Mobile devices have become an integral part of our lives, and we use them for various activities like communication, browsing the internet, online transactions, and more. However, they are also vulnerable to security threats like data breaches, malware attacks, and theft. To ensure the security of your mobile devices, you should follow these best practices:
The Department of Defense’s (DoD) Interim Final Rule that went into effect on 30 November 2020, requires both primes and sub-contractors to submit their NIST SP 800-171 assessment score to the Supplier Performance Risk System (SPRS). While the rule will only impact new contracts, the DoD plans to do 148 Medium Assessments and 81 High Assessments over the next three years, with an estimated 8,823 basic assessment scores to be uploaded on SPRS each year to award new contracts to small businesses. At CyberNINES, we are aware of these changes and committed to helping small and medium-sized businesses accept purchase orders from the DoD and Prime Contractors.
Small businesses often rely on Managed Service Providers (MSPs) to handle their IT needs including cybersecurity. However, ransomware targets companies of all sizes, and small businesses are especially vulnerable to supply chain attacks. In this July Newsletter of Cyber Security Summit | Minneapolis, MN Scott Singer, President of CyberNINES, shares a few basic strategies for small businesses to protect themselves from ransomware supply chain attacks.