How to Conduct Cybersecurity Compliance Risk Assessments in 4 Steps

Shawn Elliott, Vice President, Federal Solutions In an organizational context, “being in compliance” refers to an organization conforming to the applicable standards and rules set by governing entities. These standards and rules can be both external (e.g. laws, industry standards, regulations) or internal (e.g. company policies). Failure to adhere to applicable standards can lead to […]

Common Cybersecurity Threats and How to Protect Your Government Agency

Shawn Elliott, President, Federal Solutions Cyber threats have become mainstays in the modern news feed. Nearly every day we learn about the latest ingenious digital tool that maliciously exploits its victims to steal their information or money and disrupt legitimate activities. The frequency and severity of these threats are increasing. Cybersecurity sensors recorded approximately 5.3 […]

Is Zero Trust the Answer to the Federal Government’s Cybersecurity Woes?

Shawn Elliott, President, Federal Solutions We all know that cybersecurity is a top priority for all federal agencies. In Executive Order (EO) 14028, Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity, the President initiated a sweeping government wide effort to ensure that baseline security practices are in place. A key component of this EO was to “develop a plan […]