As businesses take necessary steps to shore up security in their environments, one of the most critical tools out there comes to mind as a must-have for anyone looking to keep the hackers out is multi-factor authentication. Authentication, in its simplest form, is the process of confirming that someone attempting to enter your environment is who they claim to be. Protecting your IT environment and sensitive data depends on knowing exactly who is trying to gain access.
Financial Compliance-More than most types of business, financial management firms carry a heavy burden to avoid cybersecurity risk and protect their client’s sensitive information. This is because cyber criminals mark them as a high-value target, which in turn leads to the needs for IT compliance.
A self-assessment is the first step to understanding your IT environment, your processes, and what gaps you have in your security program.
By: Karl Bickmore, CEO, Snap Tech IT Whenever I come across a useful new tool on the market that I think might benefit our customers, I’m always eager to share it. And what better way to get the information to the most people possible than blogging about it? I recently had one of those moments, when […]
Self-Assessment—Don’t let the name fool you, there are still plenty of changes with the transition from CMMC 1.0 to 2.0 and this webinar is a must for all contractors interested in getting or maintaining their government contracts.
Web Security at a Glance: Firewall Fundamentals by Karl Bickmore When was the last time you got into your car without fastening your seatbelt? That was probably a long time ago, depending on your age, before it became widespread knowledge that seat belts save lives. Having a firewall to protect against harmful web attacks is the […]
While it’s commonly known that firewalls and antivirus are required to prevent cyber-attacks, many organizations feel that’s all that’s required to protect sensitive data from hackers. You must think like a hacker in order to safeguard your IT infrastructure against assault. Hackers can penetrate your surroundings in a variety of ways. The hackers are approaching these business difficulties from various angles. Owners of businesses should do the same.
With the capacity to conduct self-assessments for Level 1 and a subset of Level 2, CMMC 2.0 delivers substantial improvements and sighs of relief to many Defense Industrial Base contractors. While this alleviates a significant load in many ways, there is a downside to these changes.
Snap Tech IT CEO, Karl Bickmore, Discusses CMMC 2.0 Announcement in Upcoming Webinar TEMPE, Ariz., November 15, 2021 – “Making sense of the latest changes to the CMMC Program can be challenging for DoD contractors. That’s why I’m excited for this opportunity to unravel what we’ve learned from the announcement as Snap Tech IT continues to educate, […]