What You Need To Know About Phishing 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.

F1 Solutions: Be Alert Russia is on the War Path

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.

November CMMC Update

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:

CMMC Update Alert

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.

CMMC State of the Union

Current timeline:
Here are our best guesses at the CMMC timeline today.

Very soon: CMMC Scoping Guide will be released by DoD. This should give definitive guidance on what systems need to be assessed, and which network security requirements apply to the systems.

Why Huntsville is the Home of F1 Solutions

Huntsville has been named the second largest city in the state of Alabama. There were almost 200,000 residents reported in 2019. With population and business growth, Huntsville has been, and is still on the rise. New business opportunities from high development projects such as Facebook and Mazda Toyota, has provided a need for managed IT services.

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Update

The Department of Defense under the Secretary of State has recently created the new CMMC (Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification) program. This program was begun in response to the high amount of government contractors with access to CUI (Controlled Unclassified Information) who have not achieved DFARS (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement) compliance.

Breach news to share with your customers!

This week we saw mobile apps making headlines. Tinder was used by a potential spy to unsuccessfully bait military secrets out of an airman and Snapchat’s source code was published on Github. The marketing campaign for the PGA championship has hit a speed bump in the form of a ransomware attack and an Australian hospital specializing in maternal health exposed treatments on the web.

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