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By Sean Atkinson, Chief Information Security Officer In previous blogs, we deemed 2018 the “year of data privacy” With privacy in mind,



March saw increases across the board in notifications, driven by a continued elevation in Kovter activity and an Emotet outbreak This led to an



By Sean Atkinson, Chief Information Security Officer Governance in cybersecurity Governance is an important topic in cybersecurity, as it



There are a variety of email-based hoaxes demanding money and threatening SLTT government recipients in various ways Hoax campaigns include



Risk assessments are a valuable tool for gaining insight into your organization’s security posture They allow you to view potential security



As I have discussed in the past few blog posts (here and here), evaluating internal systems and services is a key component to understanding your



The MS-ISAC observed a 19% decrease in new malware infections from January to February 2018 Kovter activity increased in February, accounting for 59%



Today marks the release of CIS Controls Version 7, the newest iteration of these 20 important cybersecurity recommendations The CIS Controls are a



This month we're sharing an interview with CIS Controls volunteer Rick Doten CIS values all of the volunteers who work hard to make sure the CIS



CIS Hardened Images are securely configured virtual machines which are now available to spin up in the AWS GovCloud (US) region AWS customers can



By Sean Atkinson, Chief Information Security Officer Our normal day-to-day business activities often don’t involve a specific focus on information



By Sean Atkinson, Chief Information Security Officer Asking the question, “Where are my gaps and have I been tested” The process of managing



It is with great enthusiasm we announce the release of the highly anticipated CIS Microsoft Azure Foundations Benchmark v100  The development of



The MS-ISAC observed a 20% decrease in new malware infections from December 2017 to January 2018 Kovter continued to dominate the SLTT government



Where Risks Meet Controls
February 13, 2018

By Sean Atkinson, Chief Information Security Officer, CIS Using the CIS Controls to define and identify risk The implementation of the CIS



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