CMMC, DFARS and NIST 800-171

CMMC, DFARS and NIST 800-171

Whether you’re a family owned machine shop or a Tier 1 supplier, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) expects you to protect federal contract information (FCI) and controlled unclassified information (CUI). Prior to 2020, DFARS and NIST 800-171 were the two commonly...
The Top 3 Impacts of a Data Breach

The Top 3 Impacts of a Data Breach

We often talk about the hard costs of lost data as a result of ransom amounts, use of resources, legal fees, and regulatory fines, but these are only the short term costs. In the long term, the soft costs are more troubling. These costs include customer loss,...
It’s Time to Upgrade Your IT Infrastructure

It’s Time to Upgrade Your IT Infrastructure

An organization’s IT infrastructure has become a vital part of all operations and affects nearly every aspect of the business.  As such, it is critical to keep all of your systems up to date with the latest security patches. Every piece of technology that touches your...