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Effective Security Measures Can Stymie Cyber Attacks

Effective Security Measures Can Stymie Cyber Attacks

As cyberwarfare continues to increase, effective security measures can help protect organizations when they begin with a risk management program. This article provides tips on getting started.

How To Avoid Cybersecurity Burnout

How To Avoid Cybersecurity Burnout

TalaTek delves into the issue of cybersecurity burnout and offers tips for how cybersecurity professionals can avoid it.

Why is Cybersecurity Critical for Small Businesses?

Why is Cybersecurity Critical for Small Businesses?

Cybersecurity is essential for all size businesses in all sectors but especially for small business. TalaTek details the basics of a sound program and best practices to protect SMB systems.

Cyber Attacks Pose Serious Reputation Risk for Firms of All Sizes

Cyber Attacks Pose Serious Reputation Risk for Firms of All Sizes

Cyber Attacks Pose Serious Reputation Risk for Firms of All SizesReputation is everything. That’s why analytics and insights firm Aon’s latest Global Risk Management Survey identified reputational risk as the No. 1 category of risk facing organizations around the...

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New Director Touts ‘True Risk Management’

New Director Touts ‘True Risk Management’

As TalaTek’s new Director of Operations, Johann Dettweiler is responsible for coordinating all business functions, from human resources to production. Having served as security specialist and consultant, technical team lead, assessor, and …

Joshua Grove Named TalaTek CTO

Joshua Grove Named TalaTek CTO

Our legacy solution and our hardworking team has paved much of the way. Fully launching TiGRIS will take us from ‘grit to great.’ As a strategic leader at TalaTek, I’m committed to securing our future success.

Cybersecurity expert: All construction data ‘is an asset and should be protected’

Cybersecurity expert: All construction data ‘is an asset and should be protected’

A recent ransomware attack on Canadian contractor Bird Construction has once again highlighted the need for cybersecurity measures in the industry. Canadian media reports late last month said that the Ontario-based government contracting company was the victim of an incident that resulted in the encryption of company

Preparing for CMMC? Why companies should start now

Preparing for CMMC? Why companies should start now

The Defense Department has been steadily working on its new unified standard, the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), and is expected to release a final version and a list of accrediting bodies in January. But while companies shouldn’t wait until things are finalized to prep for certification, many are stuck. “CMMC is going to be

Skanska selects third-party cybersecurity firm

Skanska selects third-party cybersecurity firm

Because construction managers must oversee many physical assets, from materials and vehicles to personnel, something as nonsubstantive as data can easily be overlooked as an asset to protect, Dettweiler told Construction Dive. However, data such as employee social security numbers, building plans or construction time frames is easily exploitable …

How companies should prep for CMMC

How companies should prep for CMMC

It’s a new year — and a new cybersecurity regime for vendors working on defense contracts is coming. The Defense Department has been steadily working on its new unified standard, the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), and is expected to release a …

How businesses can view the Pentagon’s new cybersecurity standards

How businesses can view the Pentagon’s new cybersecurity standards

CMMC has become one of the looming issues for defense contractors as the Pentagon looks to fortify, not only its own networks, but those of the defense industrial base. In this op-ed, Johann Dettweiler, director of operations at TalaTek, a risk management firm, offers a frequently asked questions on how business leaders should think about this program.

The Need for Compliance in a Post-COVID-19 World

The Need for Compliance in a Post-COVID-19 World

With the current upheaval, business leaders may lose focus and push off implementing security measures, managing risk, and keeping up with compliance requirements. That’s a big mistake.
It’s clear that …

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