NIST 800 – 171 3.1.13

Employ cryptographic mechanisms to protect the confidentiality of remote access sessions. What this control is looking for is something that is FIPS Validated or compliant to be used to be wrapped around remote access. FIPS is described here. What this essentially means is that your encryption needs to be one of the kinds listed here.…

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IT Cause Analysis Methodology

Cause analysis is often referred to as Root Cause Analysis and is the method of identifying the source of a problem. This method of discovering the source of why something has occurred is detailed here. Root Cause analysis varies slightly when dealing with IT-based issues. We will include IT-based thinking and methods in this document.…

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Endpoint System Compliance Scanning

You have a great firewall, and it provides you VPN tunnels, your users enjoy connecting to your critical information from their home computers or BYOD devices all day. So how were you crippled by Ransomware when you have EDR, IPS, IDS and every other security device running on your network? It is because you did…

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What Does Cloud Security Involve?

Whether it’s in the news, online articles or elsewhere, chances are you’ve heard a lot about cloud business solutions. Particularly, cloud security gets a lot of attention because of the issues surrounding cyber security across the world. While cloud security began as a controversial topic of discussion, those conversations have shifted dramatically to the point…

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