NETWORKS: Why is Incident Response Automation and Orchestration So Hot? Incident response is dominated by manual processes that limit efficiency and effectiveness. This is one of the drivers for IR automation and orchestration. Find out more

SECURITY: Maturing Incident Response Through a Knowledge-Based Approach. In an increasingly vulnerable cyber landscape, incident response tends to be high on the list of priorities for any security leader. Find out more

READ: Detect, Protect and Survive. Incident response has become one of those areas of cybersecurity that people think they could do better, but how often do they test it and how well could they actually act in the event of an incident occurring? Find out more

HOW TO: Building a Better Bug Bounty. When Microsoft temporarily doubled its maximum bug bounty prize to $30,000 earlier this month, it was hard to not to notice the timing. After all, the software giant had just been burned twice by Google Project Zero researchers who publicly disclosed Windows vulnerabilities before they could be patched. Find out more


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


Incident Response – Daily Tech Update – March 23, 2017

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