cybersecurity

Small Business Owners: Don’t let ransomware magnify your challenges.

In these trying times, the last thing you should have to worry about is having to shut down your business because your computers were hacked. Running a small business entails a lot of worries and sleepless nights. You are out there every day serving your customers, making things happen, and stressing out about surviving this… Read more »

Sera-Brynn Delivers New Way for Businesses to Monitor and Financially Recover from Cyberattacks – CHECKLIGHT™

SUFFOLK, Va., April 1, 2020 – Sera-Brynn, LLC today launched CHECKLIGHT, an innovative endpoint monitoring service designed for small and medium-sized businesses located anywhere in the United States and Canada. The monitoring service combines state-of-the-art cybersecurity technologies with artificial intelligence, machine learning, dynamic threat intelligence, and the expertise of DoD-trained security analysts. CHECKLIGHT is a… Read more »

CMMC Model 1.0 Released: DoD’s unified cybersecurity standard for future acquisitions

In a major effort to strengthen the cybersecurity posture of the hundred of thousands of Defense Industrial Base (DIB) subcontractors, the Department of Defense today released final Model Version 1.0 of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) framework. This version replaces previously released versions 0.4, 0.6, and 0.7, which have been made available to the… Read more »

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Version 0.7 Arrives!

  The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Draft Version 0.7 is live and available here. Version 0.7 includes Level 4-5 practices and modifies some maturity processes and Level 1-3 practices. This draft is another step closer to the final version — CMMC 1.0. The CMMC will be a new contractual requirement for all DoD contractors. … Read more »

National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week – We Need YOU!

  “You are more qualified than you may think.” When looking for a career path, many people examine areas of interest that have 2 key factors: available jobs and good pay. The United States Department of Labor’s occupational employment statistics are updated every spring to highlight trends in these factors. There has been a lot… Read more »

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Version 0.6 Arrives

  The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Draft Version 0.6 is live and available here. Draft version 0.6 includes CMMC Levels 1 – 3. Of note, “CMMC Levels 4-5 are not included in this release because public comments are still being addressed.”  The updates to CMMC Levels 4 – 5 are expected to be provided… Read more »

NDIA Cybersecurity Workshop in Tampa, Fla. Event (11/13/2019) to Feature Sera-Brynn’s Samuel Morthland

Sera-Brynn Executive Vice President for Federal Services, Samuel Morthland, has been invited to share current insights as auditors concerning “The State of Cybersecurity Compliance” during the NDIA Cybersecurity Workshop on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 in Tampa, Florida. The Cybersecurity Workshop will feature experts from industry, government, and military on cybersecurity, cyber defense, and U.S. national… Read more »

Sera-Brynn Announces Original Investor as Executive Vice President for Federal Services

Suffolk, VA – Global Cybersecurity Firm, Sera-Brynn, LLC, announced today it has welcomed Mr. Samuel P. Morthland, an original investor, to the management team as the Executive Vice President for Federal Services. Mr. Morthland will manage the company’s business strategy and development efforts supporting the Federal and Department of Defense cybersecurity compliance services market. “I… Read more »

Own It, Secure IT and Protect IT: National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Kicks Off with a Theme of Personal Accountability

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2019 focuses on being accountable and proactive — hence the “Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.” slogan. Here are some tips and references on how you can incorporate this into your daily activities at work, home, and on the go: Social Media Multi-factor authentication, or MFA, is widely available now and… Read more »

The Higher Ed Model for Cybersecurity Compliance

There are fundamental challenges to fully implementing the NIST 800-171 cybersecurity framework. However, a new study shows that higher education institutions overcome these challenges and place among the top tier of organizations for compliance. Organizations that handle sensitive government information and data face a foreign intelligence threat that is unprecedented in history. Despite this, most… Read more »