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Any Firm Can Assess Your Gaps, Only Sera-Brynn Delivers Solutions for the Defense Industrial Base

Anyone can tell you about your problems. In fact, you probably already know where and what a lot of them are. Sera-Brynn is a Virginia-based cybersecurity firm with the Department of Defense (DoD) expertise to devise solutions that make sense for your business. Our expertise in NIST, including SP 800-171 and SP 800-53, and the… Read more »

Press Release: Sera-Brynn Renews Certification as a FedRAMP Certified Third Party Assessor for Cloud Service Providers

Sera-Brynn continues to offer FedRAMP readiness assessments, audits, and certified penetration testing, further expanding the breadth and depth of its industry-leading cybersecurity services. CHESAPEAKE, VA – January 14, 2021. Sera-Brynn, a leading cybersecurity firm, announced that it has been granted renewal of its certified status in the U.S. government’s Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program… Read more »

Q&A with Sera-Brynn on the DoD Interim Rule, SPRS, and the November 30 Deadline that Isn’t Really a Deadline.

On September 29, 2020, the Department of Defense (DoD) released an interim rule to begin the implementation of its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) framework. The majority of the interim rule focuses on new requirements for confirming that contractors are currently in compliance the 110 security controls of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)… Read more »

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 »