Incident Response Sign with Man Pointing Index Finger at the messageINCIDENT RESPONSE

INSURANCE: Chubb Enhances Global Cyber Incident Response Management Capabilities. Chubb announced that it has enhanced its cyber incident response management capabilities and launched two new ways of accessing the service: a mobile application and a dedicated website. As the threat of cyber risks facing commercial enterprises increases, Chubb has expanded its network of incident response management firms to include services in more than 50 countries across Europe, North and South America, Asia Pacific and Africa. Read more

RESOURCES: 5 Fundamental Incident Response Checklists. Once you have a good understanding of the phases of incident response, it’s time to start developing and implementing incident response checklists that are customized for your organizations. IR checklists can help your security team efficiently respond to incidents by following a systematic process. Here are some ideas to help you build your own incident response checklists. Read more

ACQUISITION: Agencies Can Pilot Mobile Phish-Blocking Tech Through DHS. Technology funded by the Department of Homeland Security to block phishing attacks on mobile devices is now available to agencies to test through a select number of licenses provided by the department. Read more

BEST PRACTICES: What to Consider When Developing or Refining your Cyber Incident Response Plan. Companies should consider instituting and strengthening plans for when — not if — they suffer a cybersecurity incident. Read more


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


Incident Response – Daily Tech Update – July 11, 2018

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