You hear about data breaches and identity theft every single day. Don’t make the mistake of assuming it’s all being exaggerated to get your attention.
The Department of Defense (DoD) has issued their much-anticipated interim rule, which has put all contractors on the clock — by November 30, 2020, you will need to comply with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Assessment methodology.
Cybersecurity isn’t something you can take care of just by buying a firewall — comprehensive protection of your business in Washington DC and its assets are achieved when you develop a cyber security culture from the ground up.
PCI is an information security standard for businesses that accept or handle card payments. It aims at safeguarding the integrity and privacy of cardholder information during processing, storage, and transmission.
CMMC is the DOD’s way of certifying its contractors’ abilities to protect the Federal Contract Information (FCI) and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) shared within the supply chain.
Defense contractors need to get started on their CMMC and NIST compliance right away — a new interim rule has set a deadline for both compliance systems. Do you know where to begin?