The Impact of Digital Transformation in the Public Sector

Today?s government organizations continue to modernize how they deliver services to constituents and deliver mission outcomes with technology. But as digital transformation increasingly defines the work of government today, risk management teams ...
Cyber Attacks Hit the City of Johannesburg and South African Banks

Cyber Attacks Hit the City of Johannesburg and South African Banks

Hackers attacked several key South African organizations last week, impacting everything from workers’ paychecks to 112 emergency calls “Not all treasure’s silver and gold, mate.” Jack Sparrow Johannesburg may be... The post ...

How Will the CMMC Impact My Business and How Can We Prepare? Part 3 of 3

| | CMMC, Cybersecurity, DoD, government
Combining Cyber Standards – Is ‘Unified’ Always A Good Approach? The CMMC enforcement model will require a significant adjustment to the way contractors conduct government business – from procurement to execution. In ...

How Will the CMMC Impact My Business and How Can We Prepare? Part 2 of 3

| | CMMC, government
Part 2: Cyber Hygiene Made Public – A Necessary Evil? In part one of this series, I addressed what DoD contractors could be doing to prepare for the CMMC security level rating ...

How Will the CMMC Impact My Business and How Can We Prepare? Part 1 of 3

| | CMMC, cyberattack, DoD, government
Part 1: Laying the Groundwork for Achieving Certification In June of this year, my colleague Tom Taylor wrote about the DoD’s announcement to instate the Cyber Security Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) and ...

Improving DevSecOps at the GSA

The U.S. General Services Administration has a number of roles in the U.S. government. For instance, the GSA is the world’s largest landlord. It administers all of the civilian federal government buildings ...
Ransomware attacker demanded $5.3 million from city of New Bedford, mayor says

Ransomware gang demands $5.3 million from New Bedford; city restores from backup instead

A ransomware gang looking to get rich overnight went to the city of New Bedford with a demand of $5.3 million after infecting the municipality’s systems. The criminals refused a counter-offer that ...
Cisco whistleblower

Cisco in Whistleblower Payoff and PR Doublespeak Row

Cisco has settled a lawsuit where government agencies complained a product was badly insecure, and Cisco knew it ...
Security Boulevard

Equifax Settlement, Android Video File Exploit, Encryption Backdoors

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for July 29th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Details on the Equifax breach settlement, why your Android phone could be ...
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