Entries by Jeffrey Grim

Update on CMMC

  Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) The CMMC space is still evolving. All definitive guidance is solely from Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment. The CMMC Accreditation Body has not fully established the C3PAO or certification processes. LP3 nor others can claim to provide CMMC certifications nor do we or […]

5 Benefits of External and Internal Penetration Testing

As network technologies and application features evolve at an ever-increasing rate, so too have the associated security vulnerabilities. But have our efforts to identify these vulnerabilities kept pace? Has security external and internal penetration testing evolved since its origin in the seventies? How have we changed our security testing approach, tools and methodology to meet […]

Impact of Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) on DoD Contractors

Overview The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition & Sustainment (OUSD(A&S) is working with DoD stakeholders, University Affiliated Research Centers (UARCs), Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDC), and industry to develop the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). The CMMC will review and combine various cybersecurity standards and best practices and map […]

Phishing Trips: Is Your Company Being Taken on One?

Back in the good old days when vacation time came around, the expression was “Gone Fishing.”  Boy, how times have changed in this new age of technology and cyber hacking! Phishing has nothing to do with the sport of fishing– it’s a critical element of Internet Technology. Phishing is a process where nefarious hackers attempt […]