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Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Version 0.6 Arrives

  The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Draft Version 0.6 is live and available here. Draft version 0.6 includes CMMC Levels 1 – 3. Of note, “CMMC Levels 4-5 are not included in this release because public comments are still being addressed.”  The updates to CMMC Levels 4 – 5 are expected to be provided… Read more »

NDIA Cybersecurity Workshop in Tampa, Fla. Event (11/13/2019) to Feature Sera-Brynn’s Samuel Morthland

Sera-Brynn Executive Vice President for Federal Services, Samuel Morthland, has been invited to share current insights as auditors concerning “The State of Cybersecurity Compliance” during the NDIA Cybersecurity Workshop on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 in Tampa, Florida. The Cybersecurity Workshop will feature experts from industry, government, and military on cybersecurity, cyber defense, and U.S. national… Read more »

Sera-Brynn Announces Original Investor as Executive Vice President for Federal Services

Suffolk, VA – Global Cybersecurity Firm, Sera-Brynn, LLC, announced today it has welcomed Mr. Samuel P. Morthland, an original investor, to the management team as the Executive Vice President for Federal Services. Mr. Morthland will manage the company’s business strategy and development efforts supporting the Federal and Department of Defense cybersecurity compliance services market. “I… Read more »

Own It, Secure IT and Protect IT: National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Kicks Off with a Theme of Personal Accountability

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2019 focuses on being accountable and proactive — hence the “Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.” slogan. Here are some tips and references on how you can incorporate this into your daily activities at work, home, and on the go: Social Media Multi-factor authentication, or MFA, is widely available now and… Read more »

Navy Gets Tough on DFARS Cybersecurity Compliance with Updated Acquisition Regulations

Last year we told you about a 2018 Navy memo, known as the Geurts Memo, which required defense contractors to implement certain controls for NIST SP 800-171, some of them going beyond 171 requirements. If you didn’t see our write-up, it can be found here: “Still Lagging on DFARS? The Navy Has A Memo For… Read more »

The Higher Ed Model for Cybersecurity Compliance

There are fundamental challenges to fully implementing the NIST 800-171 cybersecurity framework. However, a new study shows that higher education institutions overcome these challenges and place among the top tier of organizations for compliance. Organizations that handle sensitive government information and data face a foreign intelligence threat that is unprecedented in history. Despite this, most… Read more »

CMMC Listening Tour Event in Huntsville, Ala. to Feature Sera-Brynn Expert Heather Engel

The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (OUSD(A&S)) has announced a new stop on its Cyber Security Maturity Model (CMMC) listening tour: the Cloud Security and Compliance conference. Hosted by Summit 7 Systems, the one-day conference will be held in Huntsville on August 27, 2019. Registration is available here. Presenting… Read more »

Cybersecurity Audit and Advisory Leader Sera-Brynn Launches Cornerstone Continuous Monitoring Solution: SIEM as a Service

SUFFOLK, VIRGINIA (July 30, 2019) Sera-Brynn, a global leader in cybersecurity compliance and risk management, announces the launch of its Security Information Event Management as a Service (SIEMaaS). SIEM as a Service is an advanced monitoring service to detect cybersecurity attacks and network breaches so that immediate action can be taken. Sera-Brynn’s forensics experts and… Read more »

The Guardians of Society – MSPs

You read that right.  And I’m especially referring to Managed Service Providers (MSPs) that support the Information Technology needs of small and medium-sized businesses. Here’s why: Small businesses represent half of the country’s GDP. They represent just over 99% of all employer firms, and 64% of all net-new private sector jobs. They handle sensitive data… Read more »