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Breaking Down CIS Foundational Controls
Breaking Down CIS Foundational Controls
Effective cybersecurity programs many times utilize a layered approach. Spending a vast sum on advanced protection systems can be pointless if the...
Applying CIS Benchmarks to Boost Security, Integrity, and Compliance
Applying CIS Benchmarks to Boost Security, Integrity, and Compliance
Secure configuration is the foundation of cybersecurity and compliance, and as previously discussed, CIS benchmarks are the accepted best practice.
How To Reduce Your Attack Surface with System Hardening
How To Reduce Your Attack Surface with System Hardening
In most instances, new digital assets, such as servers and operating systems, come in an unconfigured state. When an asset is installed, everything...
Podcast: Security Frameworks and CIS Controls
Podcast: Security Frameworks and CIS Controls
DATA SECURITY PODCAST In a recent podcast interview with Steve Morgan, editor-in chief of Cybercrime Magazine, Robert E. Johnson, III, Cimcor...
Managing Vulnerabilities and Staying Compliant
Managing Vulnerabilities and Staying Compliant
Inadequate and ineffective technologies are often the culprit behind the failure of compliance mandates and initiatives for many organizations....
CDM Compliance and Cybersecurity Risks
CDM Compliance and Cybersecurity Risks
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM)  is a critical component of the government’s cybersecurity...
Can You Mitigate Risk with Compliance and Integrity Monitoring for HIPAA and Healthcare?
Can You Mitigate Risk with Compliance and Integrity Monitoring for HIPAA and Healthcare?
The Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) was instituted in 1996, just as medical information was making the transition to the...
Data Security and NIST Compliance
Data Security and NIST Compliance
When hearing the words NIST Compliance,  businesses not familiar with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) terminology and...
GDPR Chapter Summaries: Part 3
GDPR Chapter Summaries: Part 3
  Reviewing GDPR chapters and their summaries can help with understanding the scope of GDPR compliance.  Join us for Part 3 of GDPR Chapter Summaries.
GDPR Chapter Summaries: Part 2
GDPR Chapter Summaries: Part 2
  Achieving compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) does not hard to be an arduous process. Reviewing chapters and their...