Advanced cybersecurity for defense contractors is under a new magnifying glass: the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification. As well as being a completely new way of assessing and granting certification for prime and sub contractors, it could be a clear indicator that compliance within global cybersecurity is taking a giant leap for all of us. What…

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Cisco SecureX Platform

The time is now to transition from an ad hoc, siloed security stack to a proactive and coordinated security solution implementation strategy. With the increased volume of unique threats and the proliferation of specific environments to protect, security teams have traditionally deployed a mosaic of solutions, spending time integrating data after the fact.  Security teams…

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Port53 Teams Up With ASBDC

Startup mentoring service takes swift action to raise awareness about the importance of robust threat postures amid an escalation in the targeting of smaller enterprises. SAN FRANCISCO, September 10, 2020 (Newswire.com) – Port53 Technologies, an industry leader in customer-centric cloud security, today announced its support as a sponsor of America’s SBDC North Star CMM effort to illuminate U.S.-based…

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Former Vice President at Optiv Inc. joins Port53 to help continue to build out a robust solutions portfolio with an emphasis on risk-assessment and gap-analysis tools that integrate into a single platform. SAN FRANCISCO, September 2, 2020 (Newswire.com) – Port53 Technologies, an industry leader in customer-centric cybersecurity, today announced the appointment of Bill Parmelee, former Vice President…

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As noted by Camille Stewart, former senior advisor for cyber policy at the Department of Homeland Security, social issues and technological issues are intrinsically intertwined. An advanced cybersecurity workforce needs to be as diverse as the people it exists to protect. Currently, systemic racism, sexism, and the outward image that technology and particularly support functions…

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Port53 Donates Laptops to Students

SAN FRANCISCO, April 23, 2020 — Port53, a cybersecurity company focused on simplifying the adoption of effective security products, announced that it has partnered with Devices for Students, a nonprofit focused on making online learning accessible to underprivileged K-12 students, to deliver 53 laptops for students in need. Six million California students have had their schools closed, and many of them…

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The California Consumer Privacy Act

As we move further into the 21st century, the world as we know it has become even more connected and digitally reliant. Whether you are ordering food or looking for medical advice, there seems to be an app for pretty much everything. While these applications are designed to make life easier, they are also cleverly…

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NIST Cybersecurity Implementation Tiers

NIST consists of three main components: Implementation Tiers, Framework Core, and Profiles. In this blog post we will cover the four NIST Framework Implementation Tiers; each of which describes the degree to which your organization’s cybersecurity risk management practices align to the characteristics defined in the framework.

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