NIST: Plans Cybersecurity Framework Update. Winter 2017 Revision Would Refine, Clarify Provisions. The National Institute of Standards and Technology plans to update its 2-year-old cybersecurity framework late next year, says Matt Barrett, program manager. Read the rest

PHYSICS: In Cybersecurity, It’s Physics to the Rescue. As computing technology evolves, how will cybersecurity need to change to keep up? Find out more

FEDERAL AGENCIES: For Federal Agencies, a Deluge of Data Requires Security – Everywhere. Data security is a paramount concern for federal agencies no matter how and where their information is stored. Read more

RANSOMWARE: New York Takes Bold Steps to Tackle Ransomware. As ransomware threats increasingly target state and local IT systems, Sen. Chuck Schumer calls for a unified and coordinated defense. Read more


NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems June 2016

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.


Cybersecurity – Daily Tech Update – July 5, 2016

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