Ohio’s New Cybersecurity Law Grants Data Breach Litigation Safe Harbor

Ohio’s law – effective November 2018 – creates a safe harbor for organizations that adopt one of 10 cybersecurity compliance frameworks. With a new cybersecurity law, the home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is now rocking the cybersecurity framework discussion. Effective November 2, 2018, Ohio’s law puts cybersecurity frameworks centerstage. The law… Read more »

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 »

What DoD contractors need to know when it comes to DFARS and cloud computing

A final rule that amends a section of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) was published by the Department of Defense on Oct. 21 and holds specific regulations for contractors providing cloud services or operating an IT system on behalf of DoD. The final rule is titled “Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Network Penetration… 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 »