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Cyberthreats and the 2020 Presidential Election

Cyberthreats and the 2020 Presidential Election

Cyberthreats and the 2020 Presidential ElectionThe 2020 presidential election is right around the corner, and bad actors and foreign adversaries have been working to disrupt it with a barrage of cyberattacks.  In September, Microsoft warned that a Russian military...

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TiGRIS from TalaTek is now available in AWS Marketplace

TiGRIS from TalaTek is now available in AWS Marketplace

– TalaTek, an integrated risk management firm, today announced that its flagship governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) solution, the TalaTek intelligent Governance and Risk Integrated Solution (TiGRIS) is available for purchase in AWS Marketplace. Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers

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.

TalaTek Achieves CMMC AB Registered Practitioner Organization Designation

TalaTek Achieves CMMC AB Registered Practitioner Organization Designation

TYSON’S CORNER, Va., December 14, 2020 – TalaTek, an integrated risk management firm, today announced that it has been recognized by the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Accreditation Board (AB) as a Registered Practitioner Organization (RPO).

TalaTek Named a StateRAMP 3PAO Assessor

TalaTek Named a StateRAMP 3PAO Assessor

TYSON’S CORNER, Va., February 18, 2021 – TalaTek, an integrated risk management firm, today announced that it is now a StateRAMP 3PAO (Third Party Assessment Organization). As a StateRAMP assessor, TalaTek is helping to ensure cloud service providers (CSPs) that deliver services to state and local governments meet a specific set of cybersecurity and data privacy guidelines. As part of the StateRAMP program, TalaTek …

Cyberwarfare: How the U.S. Can Confront This New Reality

Cyberwarfare: How the U.S. Can Confront This New Reality

Cyberwarfare is the new frontier of international conflict. As a phenomenon, it is no more clearly defined than by the rising tensions between Iran and the US. In response to a rising number of attacks on federal workers by government-backed Iranian hackers, President Trump eliminated the Obama-era law against cyberwarfare to endow US federal security officials with the power to use computers as offensive weapons.

‘Tis the Season for Online Shopping & Cybercrime

‘Tis the Season for Online Shopping & Cybercrime

It’s the season for online holiday shopping and cybercrime. Baan Alsinawi, Founder and President of TalaTek, highlights several proactive measures online shoppers can take to stay safe, avoid hackers, and enjoy the holiday shopping experience.

The Yellow Brick Road to Risk Management

The Yellow Brick Road to Risk Management

Beginning the journey to risk management can be daunting, but protecting your business is worth every step. Most of us have seen the movie or read the book The Wizard of Oz. Dorothy Gale and her pals faced — and overcame — huge obstacles as they followed the yellow brick road toward the Emerald City. In today’s fast-paced world, organizations face a variety of obstacles as they try to grow their businesses. And they share a major hurdle with Dorothy …

New Bottleneck Emerges in DOD’s Contractor Cybersecurity Program, Concerning Assessors

New Bottleneck Emerges in DOD’s Contractor Cybersecurity Program, Concerning Assessors

Companies in line to become certified assessors for the Department of Defense‘s supply chain cybersecurity program are facing a new roadblock: Getting and passing an assessment of their own. There’s a bottleneck in licensing assessors under the DOD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), according to multiple organizations …

Taking Risks. Being A Woman & Entrepreneur In Cybersecurity

Taking Risks. Being A Woman & Entrepreneur In Cybersecurity

Baan Alsinawi, Managing Director of Cerberus Sentinel and President and CEO of TalaTek, started her company in 2006 and was the first entrepreneur in her family. She’s had many women in cyber help her along the way as role models and mentors, which is exactly why she’s giving back by initiating the DC chapter of Girls In Tech. Baan discusses with host Hillarie McClure how she started her company, what her clients’ compliance needs are, and how she wants to help young women …

Trust Ourselves and be Courageous by Baan Alsinawi

Trust Ourselves and be Courageous by Baan Alsinawi

Managing Director at Cerberus Sentinel, Chief Compliance Officer and the President of TalaTek, Baan Alsinawi shares her cybersecurity journey from a teenager who wanted to understand computers and held several positions in IT from help desk to systems engineering and cybersecurity. Founding her own business focusing on compliance, Baan says she spends maybe only 20% of her day on technical tasks and that there is always so more to do. Finding the right …

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