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Cybersecurity Compliance by Department of Defense Contractors

Cybersecurity Compliance by Department of Defense Contractors  By Michael S. Khoury Originally published in the Michigan Business Law Journal (Vol. 38, Issue 2, Summer 2018, pp. 10-11). Archive located HERE.
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Draft DoD Guidance on SSPs and NIST SP 800-171

The Department of Defense (DoD) issued a Notice and Request for Comment on draft guidance that DoD proposes for assessing contractors’ System Security Plans (SSPs) and their implementation of the security controls in NIST Special Publication 800-171. DFARS 252.204-7012 requires defense contractors to provide security for networks where covered defense information is processed, stored, or...
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Audit Focused on Security Controls at Seven MDA Contractor Facilities

An audit was recently created to determine whether existing Missile Defense Agency (MDA) contractors implemented proper security controls and processes to protect classified and unclassified ballistic missile defense system (BMDS) technical information from internal and external threats. The audit includes MDA responses and recommendations for each comment. This is the first of two audits to...
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Defense Strategies for Minimizing Cyber Threats

The inevitable can happen. Balanced approaches between hardware and software solutions are only part of the solution to protect corporate assets regularly. Security testing, preparation, and collaboration are essential in the performance of your business. Protect your organization with precautionary defensive steps that help minimize major security threats. For more information, click here
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Cyber Security News and Product Reviews: June 2018

In the world of Cyber Security, it’s important to know which products are beneficial or not. Recently, we created a team of experts to test and review the latest Cyber Security products based off a breakdown of their features, documentation, value for money, performance, support, ease of use, and overall rating out of five stars....
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Cyber Security News and Product Reviews: May 2018

In the world of Cyber Security, it’s important to know which products are beneficial or not. Recently, we created a team of experts to test and review the latest Cyber Security products based off a breakdown of their features, documentation, value for money, performance, support, ease of use, and overall rating out of five stars....
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Security and Compliance Part 3: Security Does Not Mean Compliance

Welcome to part three of our 3-part series about security and compliance. For those of you who missed part one or two, feel free to follow these links to get up to speed on this series: Part 1: Related but Not the Same, and Part 2: Compliance Means We’re Secure, Right? In the previous two...
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Cyber Security News and Product Reviews: April 2018

In the world of Cyber Security, it’s important to know which products are beneficial or not. Recently, we created a team of experts to test and review the latest Cyber Security products based off a breakdown of their features, documentation, value for money, performance, support, ease of use, and overall rating out of five stars....
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Security and Compliance Part 2: Compliance Means We’re Secure, Right?

Welcome to part 2 in our 3 part series about security and compliance. For those of you who missed part one, feel free to give it a quick read here. When the need for compliance hits your organization, many things can be involved, such as hiring outside consultant help, purchasing new hardware and software, even...
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Pentagon Warns CEOs: Protect Your Data or Lose Our Contracts

Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says cybersecurity should be a top priority for its contractors.
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Security Vitals Secures Contract with Haymarket Media, Publisher of SC Magazine

Security Vitals will be collaborating with Merit Network, Inc.’s cyber range to conduct product reviews for SC Magazine Pontiac, MI – Security Vitals has been awarded a new contract with Haymarket Media, publisher of SC Magazine. After an extensive search and review process, Haymarket Media selected Security Vitals as the firm to conduct SC Magazine...
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Security and Compliance Part 1: Related but Not the Same

Welcome to part 1 of our 3 part series which dives into complicated relationship between security and compliance. There are many misconceptions about information security’s relation to compliance. Compliance does not equal a sophisticated information security system, nor does having a sophisticated security posture mean you are 100% compliant with a regulation or industry standard...
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