THREATS: Throw Out the Playbooks to Win at Incident Response. Four reasons why enterprises that rely on playbooks give hackers an advantage. Read more
SECURITY THINK TANK: Ensure Incident Response in the Face of Inevitable Messaging Leaks. What criteria should organisations use to assess the security of smartphone messaging apps and how can they ensure only approved apps are used by employees? Read more.
WHY: You Need a Cybersecurity Incident Response Plan (And How to Create One). “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” This simple wisdom from Ben Franklin is as valuable today as it was in the 18th century. Applied to today’s cybersecurity industry, the above quote can mean the difference between successful breach response and devastating loss of customer data and reputation. Find out more
ENTERPRISE: Security Incident Response Trends to Watch in 2018. Resolve Systems shared the top trends to watch in 2018 relating to incident response and automation. The list of predictions are founded on the company’s insight into the challenges enterprises express in today’s new normal of high impact outages/breaches and why companies are investing in incident response and automation technology. Find out more
NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems November 2017 https://www.slideshare.net/BMDS3416/tech-update-summary-from-blue-mountain-data-systems-november-2017.
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.