With the growing number of threats to IT infrastructure, the need for organizations to have a well-rounded security strategy is more important than ever. By taking a holistic approach to security, organizations can better protect their IT infrastructure and limit the damage from potential attacks.
Phishing attacks have been a problem for many years, but they have become increasingly difficult to detect recently because of the rise of sophisticated phishing kits. These kits provide everything a cyber-criminal needs to set up a phishing site and send out mass emails to launch a spearphishing attack.
Many of you woke up to the news that Russia has invaded Ukraine. I am not a political commentator so I will save that for the experts; however, this will have a real effect on our Cyber Security world moving forward. Let’s face it Russia and China have been equally involved in the drastic rise of cyber hacking in western countries over recent years.
Here in summary are 3 new realities we must face in the next few years due to these new CMMC announcements:
Bifurcation Is Dead, Back to Third Party Audits
Last November when CMMC was drastically re-organized, we were introduced to the word “Bifurcation”. Who the heck knew what that was? After we all stopped to look it, we discovered that the DoD in conjunction with CMMC was going to divide out CUI into categories.
In 2022, the IT solutions market is expected to grow substantially. Gartner Inc. has predicted that IT spending will reach around 3.7 trillion US dollars by the end of 2022 and IT suppliers are expected to generate a revenue of nearly 2 trillion US dollars during this period.
Going into 2022 it’s time to start thinking smarter, not harder, when it comes to your business, and F1 Solutions can help you do that when it comes to your IT department. We are the managed IT service provider you need to be able to focus on other areas of your business, and take it to the next level.
Here are the latest insights into CMMC (2.0):
For most of this year, the DoD, CMMC-AB, and defense contractors were all holding their breaths while the internal investigation ran its course:
Game Changing CMMC News
Today, a report that the Department of Defense commissioned on the Review of CMMC was released. THERE ARE SO MANY THNGS THAT HAVE BEEN ROLLED BACK… READ CAREFULLY!!! There were many GAME CHANGING statements that I will share with you.
IT service companies are becoming more of a priority for enterprises than ever before. Did you know that in 2021 the IT consulting industry is worth $476 billion? IT consulting companies and IT service companies bring specialized knowledge, which is why enterprises are putting their trust in these professionals to get advice about specific problems or existing products.
While recently going through our E&O Insurance and Cyber Insurance renewals we were quite surprised at the depth of the new requirements most carriers and underwriters are putting onto small businesses in Huntsville, Alabama and across the country as terms and conditions of their policy.