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Why does your organization need a CISO?

By Crystal Silins, Senior Security Analyst Most companies today employ a Chief Information Officer (CIO) or Chief Technology Officer (CTO), an executive responsible for all things IT for the organization. The CIO or CTO typically reports directly to the CEO, and educates executive management and employees on the business value and risk that IT systems… Read more »

Digital Privacy and Apple Pie

By Colleen Johnson, Senior Cyber Legal Analyst, Sera-Brynn Thoughts on the American perspective on privacy, its revolutionary origins, and that Gosh Darn Privacy Regulation, GDPR. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis is often credited with articulating the American perspective on the right to privacy. It was 1890. He called it “the right to be let alone.”… Read more »

What Cybersecurity is Really About in 2018

By Rob Hegedus, CEO, Sera-Brynn It’s not about the technology, it’s about insurability. With the implementation of GDPR, the inevitable FAR-wide adoption of NIST 800-171 standards (already mandatory for Department of Defense contractors), and the latest news on cybersecurity legislation from New York and South Carolina, the global business community as a whole is slowly but… Read more »

June 19, 2018 Webinar: Sera-Brynn & Pepper Hamilton Present “Reducing Scope for Compliance”

Sera-Brynn and Pepper Hamilton Cyber Café Series – Reducing Scope for Compliance Join us on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 8:45 AM (EST) for the latest Cyber Café hosted by Pepper Hamilton and Sera-Brynn. This month we are discussing Reducing Scope for Compliance. Click here to register. If your business has compliance mandates including DFARS… Read more »

Chief Strategist Speaks on Critical Compliance Issues at NYS Cyber Security Conference

On June 5, 2018 at 3:20 PM in Albany, NY, Sera-Brynn’s CSO will discuss critical cybersecurity compliance issues in the federal and defense contracting space — from strategic risk management to supply chain impacts.   Heather Engel, Chief Strategy Officer at Sera-Brynn, will present “Strategic Planning for Cyber Risk: Protecting Data and Meeting Regulatory Requirements… Read more »

Past Events

View upcoming events here. June 11, 2019 WEBINAR: An Inside Look at DFARS Compliance Data 8:30 – 9:15 AM (EDT) Join Sera-Brynn and Pepper Hamilton for the fifth installment of their webinar series covering the top issues in government contracts and cybersecurity – all in just 45 minutes. May 7, 2019 We’re attending the Cloud… Read more »

NYS Cybersecurity Conference

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Privacy Notice

Effective Date: April 8, 2019 This privacy notice explains how Sera-Brynn, LLC (also referred to as “we,” “us,” and “our”) uses any personal information we collect from or about you, through our interactions with you, and through our products and services, including this website. Our website contains links to other websites and organizations. This privacy… Read more »

DoD releases a much-anticipated update to the FAR/DFARs FAQs.

What you need to know now By Heather Engel, Sera-Brynn Chief Strategy Officer DoD’s original FAQ was issued in January 2017, with answers to 59 questions on general application, security requirements, and cloud computing. The FAQ issued on April 2, 2018 nearly doubles that with answers to 109 questions on DFARS 252.204-7008 and 252.204-7012, FAR… Read more »