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Updates Cause Necessary Downtime: Here’s How to Minimize It

Updates Cause Necessary Downtime: Here’s How to Minimize It

December 15, 2020 We talk about the importance of updating your software all the time — whether it’s applying the dreaded Windows Update patches from Microsoft every Patch Tuesday or completely removing depreciated applications. It’s no secret that these updates can...

The Fundamentals of Endpoint Security

The Fundamentals of Endpoint Security

December 7, 2020 How familiar are you with endpoint security? It’s by far one of the more critical areas to address when it comes to protecting your organization from outside harm. In today’s blog, we’ll be giving a basic overview of endpoint security and sharing how...

Don’t Let These Common CMMC Myths Hurt Your Business

Don’t Let These Common CMMC Myths Hurt Your Business

November 17, 2020 Do you think you know enough about CMMC in order to obtain your certification? You might want to double-check some of the core items you may have read. There’s a surprising amount of misinformation floating around out there, and we’ve identified...

Rules Within Rules: Are You Ready for the Latest Additions to DFARS?

Rules Within Rules: Are You Ready for the Latest Additions to DFARS?

November 13, 2020 If you’re unfamiliar with DFARS, it’s essentially a supplementary set of rules to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). In September, the Department of Defense (DoD) added a new rule to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, with...

HIPAA Compliance and Managed Security in Health Care

HIPAA Compliance and Managed Security in Health Care

October 23, 2020 In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Health and Human Services has issued a reminder for HIPAA adherence pertaining to the ways that patient information can be shared during outbreaks of infectious disease and other emergency...

October Is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October Is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 20, 2020 We are now in October, and officially in the middle of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. While cybersecurity should be at the forefront of everyone’s minds all year long, October in particular is a time designated for us to really take stock of...

CMMC-AB, C3PAO and Their Impact on DoD Contractors

CMMC-AB, C3PAO and Their Impact on DoD Contractors

October 5, 2020 Rimstorm has some exciting news to share. If you’ve received our press release or our latest newsletter, then you know by now that we recently achieved a very important accreditation in Cybersecurity. Ben Gerenstein, our CEO, is now a CMMC Provisional...

The Rise of Maze Ransomware

The Rise of Maze Ransomware

September 15, 2020 By now, most people know what ransomware is, because more than enough businesses and organizations have had their systems locked down by it in one form or another. However, we are now increasingly seeing the rise of “ransomware as a service” (RaaS),...

You Needed MFA Before All of This. You Definitely Need It Now.

You Needed MFA Before All of This. You Definitely Need It Now.

September 8, 2020 Misconfigurations of multi-factor authentication (MFA) — or even simply not making use of MFA at all — is currently the largest hole in the already thin shield that keeps your remote workforces secure. Why is MFA especially important for remote...

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