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CLE Course: Cyber Security 101 – DOD Contractor Compliance: Legal, Technical, and Accounting Perspectives

Cybersecurity firm Sera-Brynn featured in CLE to explain U.S. Department of Defense cyber regulations in light of December 31, 2017 deadline. SUFFOLK, VA – July 20, 2017. Experts from cybersecurity firm Sera-Brynn and Pepper Hamilton LLP, a multi-practice, nationwide law firm, teamed up to create a continuing legal education (CLE) for attorneys interested in emerging… Read more »

Thoughts on How the U.S. Government Calculates Cost of Compliance with Cybersecurity Regulations

How the U.S. Government calculates the cost of complying with the cybersecurity provisions of acquisition regulations. In 2017 the Department of Homeland Security proposed to amend the Homeland Security Acquisition Regulation (HSAR) to address requirements for the safeguarding of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). 82 FR 6429 (Jan. 19, 2017). Although this rule is not final,… Read more »

Cybersecurity Deadline for Maryland Defense Contractors Could Cost Region

Widespread non-compliance across the Central Maryland defense industry will have major impact on Maryland’s economy, reports Sera-Brynn. SUFFOLK, Va., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Leading cybersecurity firm Sera-Brynn is urging Maryland defense companies to immediately begin implementing security controls required by the U.S. Department of Defense or risk being ineligible for 2018 defense contracts. Sera-Brynn… Read more »

Cybersecurity Deadline Looms for SOCAL Defense Companies

Widespread non-compliance across the SOCAL defense industry will have major impact on California’s economy, reports Sera-Brynn. Suffolk, VA – May 14, 2017 – (Newswire.com) Leading cybersecurity firm Sera-Brynn is urging Southern California defense companies to immediately begin implementing security controls required by the U.S. Department of Defense or risk being ineligible for 2018 defense contracts…. Read more »

The Challenges to Effective Cyber Risk Transfer: Guest blog from Towne Insurance

Post # 3 Denial Guest blog by Danny Plante, EVP, Towne Insurance …and then there is denial. Given the fact that the insurance brokerage community (in many cases) is intimidated by, and in some cases ambivalent about, cyber risk…and the buying public (in many cases) has reservations about both their susceptibility to the exposure and… Read more »

Complementary Webinars for Supply Chain Cybersecurity

Press Relase Sera-Brynn offers complementary webinars to U.S. Defense Contractors to deliver straight and stark cybersecurity message to vendors in their supply chain. SUFFOLK, VA – April 26, 2017 – Sera-Brynn, LLC, a top-ranked cybersecurity firm, stated today there is an increased demand in the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Industry for help with managing… Read more »

New York State Cyber Regulation Require New Safeguards in 2017

As of March 1 2017, companies subject to regulation under the Banking Law, Insurance Law, or Financial Services Law in New York State are required to protect their networks and customer data with strong new safeguards under 23 NYCRR 500, Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies. The new requirements will feel familiar to companies doing… Read more »

U.S. Business Should Brace Itself for European Union Cybersecurity Rules

In the world of cybersecurity compliance, GDPR is the asteroid hurtling towards Earth. U.S. cybersecurity firm Sera-Brynn prepares to help industry avoid billions and billions in fines. SUFFOLK, VA – April 6, 2017 – Sera-Brynn, LLC, a top-ranked cybersecurity firm, announced the official launch of its latest offering: GDPR Compliance and Assessment Services. GDPR, shorthand… Read more »

Achieving NIST 800-171 Compliance: Steps You Can Take

Now that April is here, we are nine months away from NIST 800-171 compliance for defense contractors. As the deadline approaches, it will become more difficult to implement the controls in a cost-effective way that actually offsets risk. If your organization hasn’t already started, further delays will impact your ability to think carefully about what… Read more »