Pop Quiz: When is Pen Testing a Compliance Requirement?

We live in a world where organizations are required to pen test their IT systems and networks. Sometimes. Do you know when penetration testing is required? Or when it’s industry standard? Or when it’s just a good idea? Penetration testing, sometimes called ethical hacking, simulates real-world ways hackers can compromise network and IT assets. The… Read more »

What Cyber Framework Should My Organization Follow?

What are Security Frameworks? Security frameworks provide a calculated approach to determining risk, setting up a security strategy, and allocating security resources. They are (or should be) measurable, repeatable, and are often standardized by industry. With all the frameworks available…NIST, ISO, NERC CIP, PCI…which is right for your organization? Well the answer is…it depends. Where… Read more »

Sera-Brynn CIO Darek Dabbs to discuss how to protect networks from ransomware threats at Infotec Knowledge Summit

Suffolk, Va., May 27, 2016 — Sera-Brynn Chief Information Officer Darek Dabbs will be offering insights into protecting networks from ransomware at the Infotec Knowledge Summit on June 3 in Virginia Beach. Ransomware has become the most problematic cyber threat to businesses and organizations, providing easy, lucrative paydays for bad actors and hackers in the… Read more »

Sera-Brynn awarded PCI compliance services contract by Virginia DMV

Suffolk, Va., April 26, 2016 — Sera-Brynn has been awarded a contract by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles to provide Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards (DSS) Compliance Services to the agency. The award comes following a competitive bidding process. Sera-Brynn is the top-ranked cybersecurity firm in Virginia and No. 13 in the… Read more »

What are you really getting with a penetration test?

Penetration testing, also known as pen testing, is the testing of a computer system, network or web application to find vulnerabilities that a hacker could exploit. There are a lot of options for pen testing – internal, external, credentialed, web application testing, network testing, phishing and social engineering. Your company may need just one or… Read more »

Healthcare Related Cyber Attacks – What’s Going On?

Over the last few months, there has been a rash of successful healthcare related cyber-attacks in the news. These breaches range from hundreds of thousands to tens of millions of compromised records. LifeWise Health Plan. LifeWise is notifying more than 250,000 patients who may have had their personal data compromised by a cyber-attack in late… Read more »