Navigating the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification 2.0: The Critical Role of Effective Scoping

In an era where cyber threats loom large over every sector, the importance of robust cybersecurity measures cannot be overstated. For defense contractors, this imperative is further magnified by the sensitive nature of their work. Enter the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) 2.0, an updated framework introduced by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) […]

Google, Yahoo, & DMARC: They’re Affecting Your Business

Yahoo and Google have required that email has DMARC records, but what does that mean and how are you able to do it?  DMARC, which stands for Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance, is an email authentication protocol designed to give email domain owners the ability to protect their domain from unauthorized use, commonly known […]

The Quiet Parts Out Loud – Should You Do CMMC? 

Four years ago, I started on a journey to be part of the process to protect America’s Defense Industrial Base and I am proud to say that I still believe in that mission. As one of the first CMMC-Registered Practitioners, I saw the need to increase cyber security in manufacturing and wanted to do my […]

Did You Just Get Scammed?! Identifying Public Information Scams

Let me share a recent way that scammers are trying to steal your money. My current focus has been getting a trademark for my philosophy of Humanizing Security. Recently, we got a call “from the government” saying that we are almost ready to get our trademark. They asked several confirming questions and said that once […]

How 10KSB Made My Journey Possible

I am often asked “why should I take the time to do Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program?”  Let me share my story of developing our new concept of Humanizing Security so you can see how Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program (10ksb) can change your company if you are willing to embrace it.   Representing […]

Navigating the New Frontier: Addressing Educators’ Fears of AI in the Classroom

The rapid advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) has permeated various sectors, including education. While AI presents groundbreaking opportunities for enhancing learning experiences, it also brings a wave of apprehension among educators. This article delves into the common fears educators face regarding AI integration in classrooms and explores practical solutions to address these concerns.  Fears Educators […]

The Value of Virtual Chief Information Security Officers (vCISO) for Small Businesses

In the digital age, where cyber threats loom large and data breaches can be catastrophic, cybersecurity is no longer a luxury but a necessity for businesses of all sizes. Small businesses in particular face a unique set of challenges; they often lack the resources to employ a full-time, in-house Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). This […]

Navigating the Aftermath: Emotional Recovery from a Cybersecurity Breach

The digital realm is filled with threats that can lead to significant material loss and data breaches. Yet, the aftermath of a cyber-attack often extends beyond financial and operational upheaval—into the emotional and psychological well-being of the victims involved. “Cybersecurity attack impact,” “data breach stress,” and “post-cyber-attack trauma” are increasingly searched terms, indicating a pressing […]

Artificial Intelligence: Revolutionizing the Classroom Experience

In recent years, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has moved from the fringes of futuristic technology into the mainstream, particularly in the field of education. Schools across the globe are beginning to leverage AI to transform teaching methods, personalize learning, and streamline administrative tasks. This article dives into the various ways AI is making a mark in […]