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Press Release: “Reality Check 2020” – New Report on Defense Industry Implementation of NIST SP 800-171

Cyber risk across the Defense Industrial Base is increasing – and so are cyber rules and regulations from the Department of Defense. This report provides a current snapshot of the DIB’s state of compliance with NIST SP 800-171, including trends we’ve noticed in the past year and specific trouble areas. Read this complimentary report. FOR… Read more »

Using NIST SP 800-171A to Perform Self-Assessments and Scoring under the New DFARS Cybersecurity Rule

You are probably well aware at this point that the Department of Defense has published new (interim) cybersecurity rules (effective November 30, 2020). Much of the press around this announcement has been about the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). However, it is unknown when and to whom CMMC will apply over the next five years…. Read more »

DoD Now to Require Cybersecurity Self-Assessments with New DFARS Rule

On September 29, 2020, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued an  interim rule to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). The interim rule implements the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program. The rule introduces a new construct: the DoD Assessment Methodology.  Before contracts undergo a full CMMC review, this new construct will serve as… Read more »

CMMC Cometh

Tomorrow, September 29, 2020, the Department of Defense anticipates issuing an interim rule to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement a DoD Assessment Methodology and Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification framework in order to assess contractor implementation of cybersecurity requirements and enhance the protection of unclassified information within the DoD supply chain…. Read more »

Independent Insurance Agents of Virginia Partners with Sera-Brynn to Stop Advanced Cyber Attacks

Through IIAV, insurance businesses can now offer customers CHECKLIGHT™ advanced computer protection. Chesapeake, VA and Richmond, VA — (October 13, 2020) – Sera-Brynn, LLC, a cybersecurity firm, and the Independent Insurance Agents of Virginia, Inc. (IIAV), a premier association for independent insurance agents, today announced their strategic partnership.  The partnership enables IIAV to offer Sera-Brynn’s… Read more »

Cybersecurity for Enterprise Teleworking during the WFH Contingency

The coronavirus pandemic swept entire workforces into makeshift home offices. Some people got a desk and a door. Others got a laptop on the upside-down hamper in the hall. On social media, work from home (WFH) employees celebrated the silver linings: happy pets, lunch!, discovering that a robe pocket fits a pen and notebook. But… Read more »

Sera-Brynn Wins Subcontract Award under NIH Center for Information Technology BPA Agreement

Chesapeake, Va., August 11, 2020 – Sera-Brynn, LLC announces the signing of a significant sub-contract with GovernmentCIO to support its recent contract award to support the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Rob Hegedus, CEO of Sera-Brynn, said, “The team at Sera-Brynn is thrilled to be a member of GovernmentCIO’s winning team. We are committed to… Read more »

Online Shopping Cart Expands Sales of CHECKLIGHT to Identify and Avoid Cyber Risk

Sera-Brynn announces the CHECKLIGHT™ shopping cart is open for business. The website feature will allow people to directly purchase the advanced endpoint protection technology to protect their networks securely and compliantly. CHESAPEAKE, VA – July 23, 2020. Sera-Brynn, LLC, a U.S. veteran owned and operated cybersecurity firm, announced that an exciting new shopping cart feature… Read more »

Sera-Brynn Cybersecurity Firm Opens Chesapeake, Va. Headquarters

Suffolk, Va., June 23, 2020 – Sera-Brynn, LLC is pleased to announce the opening of its new headquarters in the Greenbrier business district of Chesapeake, Virginia. This announcement comes almost 10 years since Sera-Brynn’s inception. The facility will include a cybersecurity laboratory and call center to support CHECKLIGHT™, Sera-Brynn’s advanced endpoint monitoring solution. Sera-Brynn’s incident… Read more »

ICYMI: Sera-Brynn/MISI webinar: “How the DIB is Moving Towards CMMC” (June 17, 2020)

Today, Colin Glover of Sera-Brynn joined Armando Sey of the Maryland Innovation & Security Institute (MISI) for a presentation and Q&A session centered on the current state of the defense industrial base’s implementation of NIST-based cybersecurity standards. Highlighted was Sera-Brynn’s report, “Reality Check: Defense Industry’s Implementation of NIST SP 800-171. Keen insights from certified cybersecurity… Read more »