cyber risk assessment

Still Lagging on DFARS? The Navy Has A Memo For You

by Heather Engel, Sera-Brynn Chief Strategy Officer The Assistant Secretary of the Navy recently released a memo imposing additional requirements on select contracts. For the last three years, Defense contractors have been working (some more diligently than others) to comply with DFARS clause 252.204-7012 that requires implementation of NIST SP 800-171. I’ve written numerous articles… Read more »

“Everybody Hurts” … and everybody needs a cyber risk management plan

As R.E.M. said it in their hit-song from their Automatic for the People album, Everybody Hurts  … and everybody needs a risk plan to deal with it.  We are pretty sure R.E.M. wasn’t envisioning their song would be a lead-in to a blog about enterprise-level risk management and cybersecurity, but then again, the year was… 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 »