Resources & Industry News

SLATE understands how challenging it is to keep up with industry news regarding the latest threats, attacks, emerging and potential threats. The following links are great resources for our staff and customers in helping to understand the current landscape in the Cybersecurity space. Each link has a specialized focus that contains great information. Check back frequently to see additional resources and to keep up with our latest blog posts!

Today’s business climate involves constant cyber-attacks against all types of organizations, regardless of industry. Unfortunately, it is an inevitable occurrence that organizations must be prepared to handle. These attacks target organizations that have developed and implemented a proper security program and organizations that have misconfigured and poorly implemented security programs. They are targeting an organization […]

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The Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) guidance that has been published by the Federal Government requires all DoD contractors and organizations that deal with sensitive data related to government programs complete a NIST 800-171 assessment to become fully compliant with section 252.204-7012. If this assessment is not completed and compliant, your organization can risk […]

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Having an audit conducted on your organization’s security program is not an event that most people look forward to. They are filled with auditors who make a living trying to find deficiencies and weaknesses in the implemented, or not implemented, controls that are part of your industry. Multiple triggers can push the audit, but two […]

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