Compliance

DFARS Compliance is Here to Stay

DFARS Compliance is Here to Stay

DFARS compliance is here to stay. The Department of Defense rightly requires stringent standards be met for those doing business with this branch of the government.

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Why an Incident Response Plan is Critical

Why an Incident Response Plan is Critical

Learn about the importance of incident response planning and how it allows an organization to establish a series of best practices to stop or minimize an intrusion before it causes damage.

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TalaTek, LLC Becomes FedRAMP 3PAO Accredited.

TalaTek, LLC Becomes FedRAMP 3PAO Accredited.

February 15, 2015, Oakton, VA – On February 11, 2015, TalaTek, LLC, a woman-owned small business (WOSB), providing specialized managed-services in risk management, security and compliance, became an accredited FedRAMP Third Party Assessment Organization (3PAO).

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TalaTek attends 12th Annual Qualys Security Conference.

On October 16th and 17th, 2014 TalaTek attended the 12th annual Qualys Security Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The conference connected customers with Qualys engineers and leading industry experts. In addition, Qualys architects unveiled many new groundbreaking technologies which they are building into their Unified Cloud Security and Compliance Platform.

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FISMA Reform Unanimously Passes House

FISMA Reform Unanimously Passes House

It’s official: on April 16, 2013, the House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill making the first significant reforms in 11 years to the way the federal government governs information security.

The Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2013 (H.R. 1163) updates the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002. The House also overwhelmingly approved the Cyber-security Enhancement Act, created to advance cyber-security research and development, and expand and train a cyber-security workforce.

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FedRAMP Defined.

FedRAMP Defined.

On December 8, 2011, OMB issued the “Security Authorization of Information Systems in Cloud Computing Environments” policy, defining the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). As the first steps in implementing FedRAMP, GSA published a revised...

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