Advantage of a New DFARS Compliance Delivery Model? Saves Time and Money! This post is primarily for defense contractors interested in attaining their DFARS compliance quickly, and in a more cost-effective manner. Persons who focus on compliance generally, may be interested in an innovative compliance delivery model discussed in this post. This
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Trustifier Announces DFARS Compliance Kit WASHINGTON DC, FEB 24, 2017 - Trustifier announced today the general release of an all-in-one hardware/software solution to the cyber-security compliance component of the Defense Federal Acquisitions Rules Supplement (DFARS). This DFARS Compliance Kit is a groundbreaking solution, taking a dramatically different approach to
DFARS Compliance is Sticky Business In a post about use of the carrot or the stick (rewards versus threat of a smack) as persuasion tools for behavior change, I noted that compliance regimens always use the stick. DFARS, in particular, is a good example of DoD making use of the big stick to force changes in behavior.
Tough Insider Threat Problems Identified Two federal compliance regimens for insider threat will drive improved awareness, but not much more. They are NISPOM Conforming Change 2 regulating cleared DOD contractors, and Executive Order 13587 for Federal government departments and agencies. These standards are significant because they formally recognize the insider threat. However, they will have
Better shape up fast, civilian! The CC2 - NISPOM and DFARS compliance updates may lead one to perceive DoD as a bit of a bully, carrying a big stick, as discussed in the previous post. Consider what's probably driving these compliance updates. DoD has recognized a rapidly escalating threat environment and the urgent need to protect
As we know, compliance is said to drive security spending. This is certainly going to be the case for SMB defense contractors due to some updates to two DoD compliance regimens. The security controls and cyber incident reporting requirements required, become quite a bit stricter. There is no doubt these regimens are using the "stick" to
New DoD Compliance Regimens Two major compliance regimens, DFARS and NISPOM, ratchet up this month, for all DoD contractors and sub-contractors. Many defense contractors are SMBs. These regulations break some new ground in terms of the level of cyber security investment and types and protection levels expected of contractors. Different compliance regimens, in particular
Do SMB staffing needs count? There's been no shortage of articles about the shortage of IT security expertise. This issue didn't appear overnight. It started to get real attention after a report by CISCO estimated one million unfilled positions globally back in 2014. Current estimates cite the figure of 200+k vacancies in the U.S.A alone.
Finally! Taking the Insider Threat (Semi-) seriously. Security Simplified Summary Compliance regimens continue to drive security spending, but amount to more expected cost of being in business, and doing business with DoD, etc. that may be a burden to SMBs. New compliance regimens, NISPOM Conforming Change 2 and Executive Order 13587 for Federal government