Cyber threats in the age of social media

Earlier this month, Virginia Tech was targeted with an email threat, claiming they would break into the Blacksburg, Va. campus and kill people. What does that mean and how is a cyber threat like this investigated? WVEC, the ABC affiliate in Hampton Roads, Va., talked to Sera-Brynn Chief Information Officer Darek Dabbs about cybersecurity, email… Read more »

NIST Releases Revision Impacting Defense Contractors, DFARS

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a draft Special Publication of NIST SP 800-171 Revision 1, Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information Systems and Organizations. This publication is the standard required for compliance with Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation 252.204-7012. You can read a summary of changes on the NIST download page,… Read more »

Sera-Brynn EVP Heather Engel lauds ‘forward leaning’ approach at Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s Cyber Entrepreneurship Roundtable

Suffolk, Va. — Sera-Brynn Executive Vice President Heather Engel had a seat at Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s “Cyber Entrepreneurship Roundtable,” sharing her insights at the collaboration of industry, government and academia. Sera-Brynn was the only Hampton Roads cybersecurity company represented at the Cyber Entrepreneurship Roundtable, held July 21 in Richmond. Cybersecurity is one of McAuliffe’s top… Read more »

Are you ready for the DFARS compliance deadline?

Everyone has their own way of dealing with deadlines. History isn’t kind to those who procrastinate. To avoid missing a deadline, the great Victor Hugo would have his servant strip him naked in his study and not return with his clothes until an appointed hour. We don’t want you to go there. In another example of… Read more »

Sera-Brynn EVP Heather Engel to offer insights at Virginia `Cyber Entrepreneurship Roundtable’ in Richmond

Sera-Brynn EVP Heather Engel will give her insights as an entrepreneur in the cybersecurity arena as an invited guest at Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s “Cyber Entrepreneurship Roundtable” on July 21 in Richmond, Va. Gov. McAuliffe has made cybersecurity a top priority and key component of the “New Virginia Economy.” Virginia has the second-highest concentration of cyber… Read more »

Suffolk-Based Cybersecurity Firm Opens Second Office in Newport News, Va.

Riding more than 200 percent year-over-year growth and the top cybersecurity ranking in Virginia, Sera-Brynn has expanded with the opening of a second office in the Oyster Point area of Newport News. A global cybersecurity auditor, Sera-Brynn is ranked in the top 10 in the U.S., and No. 16 in the world, of the “Hottest… Read more »

Achieve DFARS 7012 Compliance Efficiently and at Net Zero Cost

First-Of-Its-Kind DFARS Offering Allows Any-Size Government Contractor to Achieve DFARS 7012 Compliance Efficiently and at Net Zero Cost With more than 100,000 cyber attacks on Department of Defense (DoD) networks a day, it’s critical for contractors to safeguard information and report cyber attacks. That’s why Sera-Brynn, a Virginia-based global cybersecurity auditor, has teamed with leading… Read more »