Tag Archives: third party

CMMC 101: The Basics of Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification

WHAT IS CMMC? CMMC which stands for ‘Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification’ is the upcoming required standard for all contractors and suppliers that work with the Department of Defense (DoD).

4 Reasons Why Third-Party Risk Management (TPRM) Should Be Reviewed

As people “Stay at Home” and work remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations have an increased reliance on external partners, suppliers, and third party vendors to keep their businesses running. For some companies, this may be the first time their employees worked outside of their office, without the benefit of established cyber security policies for […]

Insufficient Vendor Reviews = Rampant Third-Party Breaches

According to a survey conducted by the Ponemon Institute in 2018, 59 percent of companies have experienced a third-party breach of some type.  Despite the high prevalence of these incidents however, only 16 percent say they effectively mitigate third-party risks.

Cybersecurity Regulations: What the NYCRR 500 Deadline of March 1, 2019 Means to You

New York City is often referred to as the financial capital of the world; with the state of cybersecurity today and the increasing barrage of threats that financial related institutions must combat on a daily basis, it is no wonder that New York became the first state to take government action to do something about it. 

INCIDENT RESPONSE: KNOWING YOUR OBLIGATIONS IN THE EVENT OF A SECURITY BREACH

Author: Glenn A. Stout, Ph.D, PMP Your organization just experienced a data security breach. All of the data that was entrusted to your organization to be kept safe is now “out there” on the Internet.  Your organization doesn’t have an incident response plan.  Who do you call?  When should you call?  What information needs to be […]