STATES: Arizona Governor Launches Cybersecurity Task Force. The Arizona Cybersecurity Team, created by an executive order on March 1, is expected to foster a collaborative approach to cybersecurity and education throughout the state. Read more
LEARN: Six Common Misconceptions About Cybersecurity. Interest in cybersecurity is escalating across the legal profession, reflecting the complex and potentially catastrophic threats that clients, particularly financial services firms, now face. Because these risks are deep and potentially disastrous, lawyers are increasingly tasked with counseling clients about how to contain them. Read more
BUSINESS: The Roles CFOs And CMOs Need To Play In Cybersecurity Protection. There are a lot of players in the C-Suite these days, and chances are good they all have their own strategic priorities. The CFO wants to save money and deliver quality returns to investors. The CMO wants to churn data to find better and smarter ways to reach customers. The CIO wants to find ways to utilize new technology while keeping the company—and its customers—safe. And while all of those priorities are important, the silos and the “divide and conquer” mentality are no longer relevant in today’s digital landscape. Yet there is one thing that should be the top priority for every executive—cyber security. Read more.
CLOUD: How & Why the Cybersecurity Landscape Is Changing. A comprehensive new report from Cisco should “scare the pants off” enterprise security leaders. Read more.
NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems February 2018 https://www.slideshare.net/BMDS3416/tech-update-summary-from-blue-mountain-data-systems-february-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.