Cyber-security

Meeting DoD Cybersecurity Requirements Just Got Easier!

January 2, 2018 Tutorial video and other resources created by Georgia PTAC The Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center (GTPAC) recently unveiled invaluable new resources for businesses seeking to comply with the Department of Defense (DoD) cybersecurity requirements. They have produced … Continued

New Hampshire PTAC Hosts DFARS Cybersecurity Conference

July 7, 2017 NIST Computer Scientist Urges Documentation of Information Systems Source: NH Business Review, Liisa Rajala, June 29, 2017 Records of protocols and user access are essential to obtain DOD contracts Companies interested in contracting with the federal government … Continued

Erroneous Statistic Has Dubious Effects

May 23, 2017 How A Fake Cyber Statistic Raced Through Washington Source: Nextgov, Joseph Marks, May 3, 2017 Editor’s note: This article was updated with comments from Sen. Brian Schatz’s office and NIST. It’s the kind of figure that can … Continued

Cybersecurity Should be Important to All Businesses

January 26, 2017 SBA To Provide Strategy For Small Businesses To Improve Cybersecurity Source: SmallGovCon, Matthew Moriarty, January 20, 2017 By the middle of this year, the U.S. Small Business Administration should have a strategy in place to assist small … Continued

Cumbersome Requirements are Challenges for Tech Startups

January 4, 2017 Tech Startups Struggle to Tap $82 Billion in Federal Contracts Source: Bloomberg Technology, Nafeesa Syeed, December 8, 2016 U.S. government’s tech budget is eight times that of Apple Cumbersome requirements keeps newcomers from getting foothold Jason Wagner’s … Continued

Four Key Changes in “New” NISPOM

November 22, 2016 4 things you need to know about new contractor requirements for classified networks Source: Washington Technology, Dan Velez, October 27, 2016 Over the years, I’ve sought to provide practical perspectives on the National Industrial Security Program Operating … Continued