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Congress, Don’t Miss the Mark on Election Security

If Congress really wants to safeguard our elections, we need to follow the data. And we should seriously consider data security before it becomes a problem that we can’t figure out how to solve. Election systems are vulnerable. To protect democracy, we need better election voting system cybersecurity. Safeguard the entire voting system — not… Read more »

Sera-Brynn To Present Data Protection Workshop In Blacksburg

Chief Strategy Officer to Present on What New Regulations Mean for Organizations Competing for Federal Research Dollars Suffolk, VA – Organizations accepting Federal research dollars and contracts from the Department of Defense have new cyber security compliance standards that just went into effect this year. This includes everyone from civilian defense contractors, manufacturers up and… Read more »

New York State Department of Financial Services – Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies

Banks, insurance companies, and other financial services institutions with home states or branches in New York have less than a month left to create compliant cybersecurity programs. August 28, 2017 is the deadline for this first-in-the-nation requirement. Sera-Brynn’s New York Cybersecurity Assessment (based on 23 NYCRR Part 500) includes: Developing a compliant Cybersecurity Program and… Read more »

Our Nation of Builders Needs to Rethink Cybersecurity Risks in Their Supply Chain, Says Sera Brynn

CONTACT: Larry Farnsworth, (703) 489-9633 February 27, 2018 Suffolk, VA – The emerging technologic advances in the American manufacturing renaissance should cause companies to stop and reconsider cybersecurity risks, says Sera-Brynn, a leading global cybersecurity compliance and risk management firm. Sera-Brynn’s report is featured in Cybersecurity Ventures, one of the leading global publications on cybersecurity…. Read more »

Sera-Brynn to present on NIST SP 800-171 Regulatory Requirements in Blacksburg, VA

Sera-Brynn’s Chief Strategy Officer, Heather Engel, will present a two-hour workshop on Strategic Planning for Cyber Risk: Protecting Data and Meeting Regulatory Requirements with NIST SP 800-171 on March 27, 2018 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Sponsored by the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, this session will discuss what these requirements may mean for your organization,… Read more »

Upcoming Webinar – Cybersecurity Compliance for Higher Education: 2018 and Beyond

Register Here: http://www.williamsmullen.com/events/university-nist-protecting-data-and-your-institution-era-increased-regulation Webinar 03.06.2018 11:00am — 03.06.2018 12:00pm The complexity of operations, research and compliance mandates in higher education presents unique challenges in securing information systems. Cybersecurity compliance affects everything from the handling of student data to the use of cloud services and supply chain management. Join us with featured guest Heather Engel, CSO… Read more »

Cybersecurity Acronyms for Higher Education

A glossary of acronyms and definitions to help higher education professionals understand cybersecurity compliance. Post-secondary and higher education institutions are awash with state, federal, and industry-driven requirements aimed at protecting both student and government data.   Student data is at the core of some requirements, government-funded research data is at the core of others.  As a… Read more »