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The New Normal Means Cloud Security Is Imperative

The New Normal Means Cloud Security Is Imperative

August 12, 2021 Everything has changed. The “new normal” is here to stay. For most businesses and organizations, when an employee is doing work on their PC, laptop or any other device, the work isn’t actually being performed on that specific device. It’s being done —...

CMMC for Beginners

CMMC for Beginners

July 28, 2021 At Rimstorm, helping businesses achieve CMMC compliance is one of our specialties. We’re a C3PAO candidate with CMMC-AB Provisional Assessors on staff. Suffice to say, we are experts on CMMC. We understand that CMMC can look a little intimidating at...

A Brief Summary of NIST 800-171

A Brief Summary of NIST 800-171

July 22, 2021 Earlier this year on our social media channels, we posted about the new DFARS rule and the new NIST “Basic Assessment” requirement that the rule includes. In order to reach a perfect “score” of 110, companies vying for a government contract need to meet...

The Cost of HIPAA Noncompliance

The Cost of HIPAA Noncompliance

July 16, 2021 In recent months, we’ve talked a little about email security and how strongly it can impact HIPAA compliance. Following HIPAA guidelines is important for many reasons, and today we’re going to share what some of those reasons are, along with the...

NIST 800-171 vs. CMMC3

NIST 800-171 vs. CMMC3

What is the difference between NIST 800-171 and CMMC Level 3? If you are a federal contractor who works – or hopes to work – with the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), you likely fall under specific (and arduous) federal standards for cybersecurity practice maturity....

Knowledge is Power: Understanding Hackers and Their Motivations

Knowledge is Power: Understanding Hackers and Their Motivations

May 19, 2021 When you’re vying for a government contract — especially with the U.S. Department of Defense — you’re expected to hold a high degree of knowledge regarding data security. This is why frameworks and regulations such as NIST SP 800-171, DFARS, CMMC are all...

HIPAA Compliance and Email

HIPAA Compliance and Email

May 13, 2021 In October of 2020, we published an article covering HIPAA compliance. In previous social media posts, we’ve also made passing mentions of how email is a potential source of compromised e-PHI. In fact, employee email accounts are one of the most common...

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