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New Incident Response Demands Hit DoD Contractors

By Carolyn Casey

Starting this month, many Department of Defense (D0D) contractors will need super-charged cybersecurity incidence response capabilities. Final DoD cyber security incident response rules took effect on November 3, 2016. The new requirements finalize interim rules, and impose mandatory cyber incident reporting (IR) requirements on DoD contractors and subcontractors. The rules also implement new voluntary cyber incident information sharing mechanisms.

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Tags: cybersecurity, department of defense, incident-response,

 

BYOD: Keep Your Eye on the Enterprise

By AccessData Insight

The prevailing movement, labeled Consumerization of IT or Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), will continue to shift the way employees interact with enterprise applications and information, which raises considerable security challenges to any organization. These devices may include an array of tablets, including Apple® and Android™ smartphones, “Wintel” laptops, and devices we have yet to see. For some organizations, such as universities, the array of user devices may be unlimited, and therefore their grasp on securing data may be tenuous for quite some time. Other organizations will be in a better position to leverage policy to control the acceptable devices allowed and to ensure they have the ability to investigate these devices as needed.

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Tags: byod, cell-phones, computer-forensics, digital-investivations, incident-response, information-security, mobile-devices, mobile-forensics,