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Managing the Recent Cisco Vulnerabilities from a NIST 800-53 Security Controls Perspective

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By, Amanda Lowell, Security+ CE, RDRP Special thanks to my colleagues Kathryn Daily and Sam Bodine for contributing to and helping edit this article!In the last few weeks, two different vulnerabilities found in Cisco’s software were disclosed to the public. Before you click away, thinking, “Well, I don’t own any…

Cybersecurity Framework is Getting an Update!

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By, Kathryn Daily, CISSP, CGRC, RDRP Over a decade ago NIST published the Cybersecurity Framework as a base set of standards, guidelines, and best practices to manage cybersecurity risks for critical infrastructure.  While it is currently voluntary for critical infrastructure, Executive Order 13800, May 11, 2017, required federal agencies to,…

RMF and Toilet Tissue

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by Lon J. Berman, CISSP, RDRP The year 2020 will be remembered for lots of things, not the least of which was the “great toilet tissue shortage.” Who can forget running from store to store, only to be confronted with empty shelves? 2020 was also the year the term “supply…