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Become DFARS Compliant Using the Sera-Brynn Method

By Heather Engel, Sera-Brynn, Executive Vice President This article is the second in a series. Cybersecurity requirements for Department of Defense (DoD) contractors and subcontractors are here and getting compliant under Defense Federal Acquisitions Regulations Supplement (DFARS) can feel daunting. It doesn’t have to be. In this second part of our blog series on DFARS,… Read more »

Sera-Brynn CIO Darek Dabbs to discuss how to protect networks from ransomware threats at Infotec Knowledge Summit

Suffolk, Va., May 27, 2016 — Sera-Brynn Chief Information Officer Darek Dabbs will be offering insights into protecting networks from ransomware at the Infotec Knowledge Summit on June 3 in Virginia Beach. Ransomware has become the most problematic cyber threat to businesses and organizations, providing easy, lucrative paydays for bad actors and hackers in the… Read more »

Navigating DFARS to ensure compliance and avoiding trouble

By Heather Engel, Sera-Brynn, Executive Vice President This article is the first in a series. In a world of high stakes security, it’s incumbent upon government contractors to comply with federal regulations. The largest buyer of goods and services in the world is the U.S. federal government, with the Department of Defense (DoD) contributing a… Read more »

Sera-Brynn moves into the top 10 in the U.S. of the Cybersecurity 500 of top global cybersecurity firms

Suffolk, Va., May 18, 2016 — Sera-Brynn retained its elite ranking in the Cybersecurity Ventures list of top cybersecurity firms in the world, remaining no. 1 in Virginia and moving up to no. 10 in the U.S. on the strength of its holistic risk management services. In addition to remaining top among 40 Virginia cybersecurity… Read more »

Ransomware on the rise as businesses continue to pay

According to a recent article on ZDNet, Ransomware has surpassed Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) “as the most problematic cyber threat.” Ransomware is a piece of malicious software (malware) that will encrypt files on a computer or multiple computers. This renders the files inaccessible unless a decryption key is available. Whether the victim organization is a… Read more »

Protect Your Email With 2-Step Verification

Whether you use Gmail, Yahoo or Microsoft email, they all offer a free service called “2-Step Verification” to help keep your account from being compromised by hackers. Hackers are compromising email accounts and it’s making headlines, like this article just this week: http://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/hundreds-millions-email-accounts-hacked-traded-online-says-expert-n568491 If you’re not familiar with 2-Step Verification, don’t worry, you’re not alone…. Read more »

Sera-Brynn awarded exclusive Cybersecurity Agreement with The National Catholic Risk Retention Group

Suffolk, Va., May 3, 2016 — Sera-Brynn has been awarded a contract by The National Catholic Risk Retention Group to provide specialized Risk Control cybersecurity products and services to its members, clients, affiliates and shareholders. Sera-Brynn is a global cybersecurity firm headquartered in Virginia and No. 16 in the world as ranked in the Cybersecurity… Read more »

Sera-Brynn awarded PCI compliance services contract by Virginia DMV

Suffolk, Va., April 26, 2016 — Sera-Brynn has been awarded a contract by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles to provide Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards (DSS) Compliance Services to the agency. The award comes following a competitive bidding process. Sera-Brynn is the top-ranked cybersecurity firm in Virginia and No. 13 in the… Read more »

Three Upcoming Trends in the Cybersecurity Landscape

By Rob Hegedus, Sera-Brynn CEO A massive conflagration that changed the course of a great city’s history. A well-known disaster relief franchise firm. A former American president’s pet saying to a peer. These three unrelated items are all illustrative of trends we at Sera-Brynn foresee in the cybersecurity marketplace. In the business and nonprofit worlds,… Read more »