Cybersecurity Newsletter

September 14th, 2022

In This Edition:

  1. [News] The White House has released important cybersecurity guidance today: The Office of Management and Budget is requiring agencies to get a self-attestation from software producers showing compliance with NIST guidance. This is part of a larger effort by the Biden administration to strengthen the security of the software supply chain. 
  2. [Event] To Pay or Not to Pay: The New Ransomware Florida Law: Under the new amendments to Florida’s State Cybersecurity Act (Bill HB 7055), all state and local governmental entities are prohibited from making ransom payments and must prioritize cybersecurity risk mitigation and ensure their government employees receive ongoing cybersecurity training.
  3. [News] Survey Connects Cybersecurity Skills Gap to Increase in Breaches: The skills gap in cybersecurity isn’t a new concern. But, new research revealed in Fortinet’s 2022 Cybersecurity Skills Gap report confirmed what many experts have assumed.
  4. [Event] 15th Annual CIO Golf Outing: The CIO Council is taking over the Jacaranda Golf Course for the 2022 CIO Golf Outing. We’re offering player and sponsorship packages on both the East and West courses. This means more than 50 Foursomes and many additional sponsorship packages will be available.
  5. [Blog] The Future is Trust - Why Companies Cannot Survive Without It: Without trust, products won't sell in the digitized 21st century. According to Harvard Business Review, almost 71 percent of Fortune 500 companies categorize themselves as technology firms because technology has taken over every sector of commercialization.
  6. [Content Offer] PCI DSS 3.2.1 Task Calendar: We recommend using a separate and thorough tracking list that can help with your company's PCI security. When you work with our PCI DSS task calendar, you can keep track of all the recurring compliance tasks either individually or as a group.
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 The White House is releasing important cybersecurity guidance today Graphic - WEB The White House has released important cybersecurity guidance today

The Office of Management and Budget is requiring agencies to get a self-attestation from software producers showing compliance with NIST guidance. This is part of a larger effort by the Biden administration to strengthen the security of the software supply chain. 

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To Pay or Not to Pay: The New Ransomware Florida LawTo Pay or Not to Pay - WEB-1

When it comes to ransomware, should your agency pay? Not anymore. Under the new amendments to Florida’s State Cybersecurity Act (Bill HB 7055), all state and local governmental entities are prohibited from making ransom payments and must prioritize cybersecurity risk mitigation and ensure their government employees receive ongoing cybersecurity training.

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Survey Connects Cybersecurity Skills Gap to Increase in Breaches GRAPHIC

Survey connects cybersecurity skills gap to increase in breaches

The skills gap in cybersecurity isn’t a new concern. But, new research revealed in Fortinet’s 2022 Cybersecurity Skills Gap report confirmed what many experts have assumed. The skills gap increased risk and was likely the direct cause of at least some breaches. Data for the survey was collected from 1,223 IT decision-makers in countries across the globe.

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15th Annual CIO Golf OutingGolf Council 2022 Golf Tourney GRAPHIC

The CIO Council is taking over the Jacaranda Golf Course for the 2022 CIO Golf Outing. We’re offering player and sponsorship packages on both the East and West courses. Your sponsorship dollars contribute directly to the success of the CIO Council Scholarship Fund, which to date has awarded over 70 scholarships to deserving young students in the Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties.

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The Future is Trust - Why Companies Cannot Survive Without It GRAPHIC

The Future is Trust - Why Companies Cannot Survive Without It

 

Without trust, products won't sell in the digitized 21st century. According to Harvard Business Review, almost 71 percent of Fortune 500 companies categorize themselves as technology firms because technology has taken over every sector of commercialization.

As our globe becomes increasingly dependent on software, cyber hacking increases exponentially.

What can you do to be cyber safe?

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PCI DSS 3.2.1 Task Calendar

 

 

 

Data security and compliance are important responsibilities that IT professionals oversee. However, it gets easy to mix up the different recurring tasks needed to be compliant. As such, we recommend using a separate and thorough tracking list that can help with your company's PCI security. When you work with our PCI DSS task calendar, you can keep track of all the recurring compliance tasks either individually, or as a group.

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

September 22nd, 2022

To Pay or Not To Pay: The New Ransomware Florida Law Online Webinar

September 23rd, 2022

15th Annual CIO Golf Outing Jacaranda Golf Club

 

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