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  • Ransomware: A Continuing Threat to Cyber Resiliency

    Cyber attacks continue to increase in number and severity. The challenges brought on by COVID-19 have resulted in industries seeing a significant increase in security gaps that attackers are targeting. 2021 has seen many high-profile cyber attacks, including attacks on a Florida water utility company, a US cybersecurity insurance provider, multiple colleges and school systems, […]


  • IoT Devices and Cybersecurity

    You may be asking, what is IoT? IoT stands for the Internet of Things, which in simple terms, is a broad descriptor for the various connected devices (things) that are tied to your network. The number of IoT devices, such as smart devices or sensors that can connect to our networks is growing rapidly. According […]


  • Preparing for Cybersecurity Requirements

    Have you seen cybersecurity requirements listed in contracts for work within your supply chain or government contracts? If you are bidding for DoD or government contracts, you will find cybersecurity requirements listed in the DFAR or FAR regulations; in the near future, DoD contracts will require Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). You will also see […]


  • Cybersecurity

    Home Drive Awareness and Education DFARS Cybersecurity Requirements and CMMC Start Your Journey Cybersecurity: Planning for Resiliency What is Cybersecurity? Cybersecurity processes and technologies help protect systems from unauthorized access and cyber crime. It is the protection of devices, applications and data that are part of an interconnected system. Why doesit matter? Businesses with a […]


  • The Emerging Threat Of Ransomware

    The threat of cyber attacks is at an all-time high and growing; the financial implications are continuing to rise as well.  Cybersecurity Ventures, a leading research organization of the global cyber economy, predicts that cybercrime damages will cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021, doubling $3 trillion spent in 2015.  Deputy Attorney General Rod […]


  • NCDIDI Fall Kickoff

    NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES), a partner in The North Carolina Defense Industry Diversification Initiative (NCDIDI), co-hosted a town hall entitled the “Taking Flight: The NCDIDI Fall Kickoff” on Tuesday, September 4th, 2018. Participants had the opportunity to learn about the future plans for the NCDIDI implementation phase that will focus on the aerospace, […]