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Sera-Brynn Partners with FireEye, Bringing Together Two Top-Ranked Cyber Industry Leaders

Press Release – Mar 6, 2017 12:22 EST Cybersecurity “Pure Compliance” leader, Sera-Brynn, joins forces with Advanced Threat Protection leader, FireEye, as its strategic compliance partner. Suffolk, VA, March 6, 2017 ( – Sera-Brynn, LLC, a leading cybersecurity audit and advisory firm, announced a strategic partnership with FireEye, Inc., a leader in detecting and responding… Read more »

NIST 800-171 vs NIST 800-53: Big Differences

By Heather Engel, EVP Risk Management When evaluating your compliance with Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) 252.204-7012 and related clauses, or Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Ruling 52.204-21, it’s important to understand the differences between the various National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) publications ( We’ll try to simplify it as much as possible,… Read more »

In a surreal cybersecurity world, it’s time for business owners, DoD contractors and others to be vigilant

The dictionary folks at Merriam-Webster have picked the word of the year for 2016 — “surreal” — based on a number of factors, including that it was looked up more frequently by users this year than in previous ones. Merriam-Webster also noticed a huge spike in lookups for ‘surreal’, defined as “marked by the intense… Read more »

Any firm can assess your gaps, only Sera-Brynn delivers solutions

When the Pentagon decided it needed to find vulnerabilities in its cybersecurity system, they turned to the experts on exploiting cybersecurity vulnerabilities: Hackers. The Pentagon’s “Hack the Pentagon” program was launched earlier this year and is already in its second iteration. The Pentagon’s cybersecurity initiative, also known as the “Bug Bounty” program, invited hackers to… Read more »

Sera-Brynn recognized for its expansion and innovative service offerings on the Cybersecurity 500 list of the hottest and most innovative cybersecurity firms in the world

Suffolk, Va., Nov. 18, 2016 — Cybersecurity firm Sera-Brynn, on the strength of its audit and advisory services, retained its no. 10 global ranking, no. 7 standing in the U.S. and top-ranked position in Virginia in the Cybersecurity Ventures rankings of the top 500 firms in the world. The Cybersecurity 500 list for the Q4… Read more »

With numerous government and military assets, protecting the power grid from cyber attacks is vital in Virginia

As described by an article titled “Protecting the grid” in Virginia Business magazine here, Virginia has a lot at stake when it comes to protecting its power grid from cyber attacks. A high concentration of military assets, bases, contractors and industry that supports the Department of Defense highlights the risk In Hampton Roads, the presence… Read more »

Sera-Brynn vaults to no. 7 in the U.S. of hottest, most innovative cybersecurity firms in the world

Suffolk, Va., Aug. 3, 2016 — Sera-Brynn continues surging up the Cybersecurity Ventures rankings of top cybersecurity firms in the world thanks to its audit and advisory services as the firm moves up to no. 10 globally and no. 7 in the U.S. while retaining its top position in Virginia. The Cybersecurity 500 list for… Read more »

Cybersecurity Safeguards For Government Contractors, A Sera-Brynn and Kaufman & Canoles Training Event

Sera-Brynn, in partnership with Kaufman & Canoles, is pleased to invite business owners and leaders who support the Department of Defense (DoD) to an informative, in-depth breakfast Tuesday, Oct. 13 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. During the breakfast, Sera-Brynn’s cybersecurity experts and Kaufman & Canoles contract specialists will discuss Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS)… Read more »

Sera-Brynn Executive to Present “Keeping Small Business Cyber Secure” at Cybersecurity Event

Fact. Businesses of all sizes, from Wall Street to Main Street, need to prepare and protect themselves against hackers. On August 13, at 4pm, Heather Engel, Executive Vice President of Sera-Brynn, a globally recognized cybersecurity firm based in Suffolk, Va., is taking that message to Gloucester Main Street and the businesses throughout the county when… Read more »

Sera-Brynn Executive To Compare Hacking to Organized Crime at National Conference

Heather Engel named a featured speaker at USA Risk Group conference in May. Sera-Brynn Executive Vice-President Heather Engel will carry the message that cyber hackers are the modern-day organized crime next month during her presentation as a featured speaker at a national risk management conference. Engel will be speaking at the USA Risk Group’s 10th… Read more »