With the new SEC Cybersecurity Disclosure Rule requiring both the reporting of material cybersecurity events and the disclosure of cybersecurity programs for public companies, those affected are taking a closer look at cybersecurity frameworks that—while previously considered optional or “nice to have”—could help their organization meet the new regulatory requirements.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has made a significant move in introducing its groundbreaking AI Risk Management Framework (AI RMF). Designed to empower organizations and individuals with comprehensive risk management guidance, the AI RMF aims to create a world where AI can thrive responsibly.
In May of 2021, President Biden issued Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity (E0 14028), an EO that took specific and significant aim at federal IT systems as well as the private sector technology and software providers that support it.
The appointment demonstrates the firm’s commitment to improving the adoption of secure cloud-computing products and services.
Known more commonly as NIST, the National Institute of Standards and Technology provides cybersecurity frameworks that not only are integral for many government and Department of Defense contracts but are also widely accepted as a solid launch point for most organizations’ cybersecurity efforts. Schellman has been operating in the federal compliance space for years as an accredited FedRAMP 3PAO, and now as a CMMC C3PAO. Over that time, we’ve helped many of our clients decipher the many NIST frameworks as they determined the right direction for them and their environment.
If you’ve ever signed up for a race, you may have had a few options to choose from. Sometimes, there’s a 15k, a 10k, an 8k, and, of course, a 5k, which is generally the starting standard for amateur runners and/or walkers. Each option has a certain degree of difficulty, and all of them require intentional steps for completing the race successfully.
Ever watched Jeopardy? Even if you haven’t, you’re likely familiar with the iconic theme music that plays every time contestants deliberate over their answers—it’s such an iconic tune that it’s become synonymous with waiting for a conclusion that takes quite a while.
When you compare the two tallest mountains in the world—K2 and Everest—some of the facts might surprise you. For instance, did you know that K2’s climbing route is more technical than that of the tallest mountain in the world?