October brings to mind cool days and crisp leaves. Another hallmark of this month is cybersecurity awareness. Government and industry have collaborated to “raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and to ensure all businesses have the resources to be safer and more secure online.”
Imagine an external cyber attack occurring in your business, or an employee getting exploited by a phishing email. Will you know what you’ll do in the event of a data breach, and are you prepared to act immediately? Read on to learn more about how planning your response to a cyber attack can help you respond quickly and calmly.
If you could avoid a Million-Dollar Fine, would you care? Today, CEO’s are being required to personally sign both for legal responsibility and for the massive fines being imposed related to cybersecurity non-compliance, and “yes,” that’s even before a cybersecurity breach has even happened.
Attention Aerospace & Defense Contractors: Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has created a new task-force to ensure Cybersecurity in DoD contracts has equal weighted value to Performance, Quality, and Cost of Proposal. Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) and Cybersecurity will emerge as one discipline driving the need for Aerospace and Defense (A&D) contractors to adopt significantly better controls, documentation and System Security Plan reporting capabilities.
Cybersecurity remains the center topic of business discussions throughout the Nation as we begin 2018. US ProTech, having been invited to a private White House briefing, is supporting the U.S. Government’s ambitious cybersecurity objective named “CDM” or Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation with its newest Cybersecurity Software: Anamo (www.ANAMO.io).