FINANCIAL SERVICES: Cybersecurity Compliance Deadline Looming, Says NY Regulator. Financial companies regulated by New York State Department of Financial Services have less than a month to comply with another round of cybersecurity rules, the agency’s head warned Wednesday. Read more
WORK FORCE: Cybersecurity’s Insidious New Threat – Workforce Stress. The thousands of cybersecurity professionals gathering at Black Hat, a massive conference held in the blistering heat of Las Vegas every summer, are encountering a different type of session this year. A new “community” track is offering talks on a range of workplace issues facing defenders battling to protect the world from a hacking onslaught. With titles like “Mental Health Hacks: Fighting Burnout, Depression and Suicide in the Hacker Community” and “Holding on for Tonight: Addiction in Infosec,” several of the sessions will address pressures on security teams and the negative impact these can have on workers’ wellbeing. Read more
THE CYBERSECURITY 202: Trump Team Isn’t Doing Enough to Deter Russian Cyberattacks. The Trump administration isn’t doing enough to deter Russian cyberattacks, according to an overwhelming 94 percent of cybersecurity experts surveyed by the Cybersecurity 202. Read more
GOOGLE: Doesn’t Want You to Have to Think About Cybersecurity. Your safety online shouldn’t be your problem — it should be the tech giants’. Parisa Tabriz, nicknamed “Google’s Security Princess” and the company’s director of engineering, delivered the keynote speech at the Black Hat cybersecurity conference Wednesday in Las Vegas, where she discussed issues with the state of cybersecurity. Read more
NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems July 2018 https://www.slideshare.net/BMDS3416/tech-update-summary-from-blue-mountain-data-systems-july-2018.
IT SECURITY SUPPORT: Blue Mountain Data Systems is actively involved in implementing FISMA and NIST standards with Federal Civilian Agencies. Due to our extensive experience in this area, Blue Mountain has developed processes and organizational techniques to help ensure security deliverables are completed on time, and performed in the most efficient manner possible. We ensure that NIST-800-53 control requirements are treated consistently during definition, analysis, implementation, auditing, and reporting phases of a system. Find out more about Blue Mountain Data Systems IT Security Support Services. Call us at 703-502-3416.
BLUE MOUNTAIN DATA SYSTEMS HAS THE EXPERIENCE: 1994 to Present – U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration. Responsible to the Office of Technology and Information Systems for information systems architecture, planning, applications development, networking, administration and IT security, supporting the enforcement of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act — ERISA. Within the EBSA, Blue Mountain is responsible for design, development and support for its various enforcement database management systems, as well as all case tracking and customer service inquiry systems. Blue Mountain also provides IT security services to the EBSA, in the form of FISMA Assessment and Authorization, System Security Plans, Risk and vulnerability assessments, monitoring and investigation support. Read more.