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Improving Endpoint Security via Obfuscation and Managed Attribution

Tom Badders
April 18, 2019

Organizations’ network communications depend on the internet. This week, we announced enhancements to Telos Ghost, a network infrastructure provided as a service that secures your organization’s valuable network resources by providing high levels of obfuscation and encryption.

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What Does the RMF Prepare Step Mean for Security and Compliance Practitioners?

Gianna Price
April 15, 2019

Last week, Xacta® solutions architect Gianna Price presented alongside her colleague, VP of strategy and vision Steve Horvath, about the revised NIST RMF and its Prepare step.

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Cybersecurity Week in Review

Robert DuPree
April 13, 2019

This week’s cybersecurity news in review includes articles on the latest developments for DoD’s efforts to boost its cybersecurity through cloud computing and the proposed JEDI contract, the CIA’s push to develop a massive new cloud contract initiative, the Justice Department’s funding request for a new program to better protect its data both on-prem and in the cloud, and more.

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A Night of Female Empowerment at the TAPS Captain Marvel Screening

John B. Wood
April 9, 2019

Recently, Telos had the honor of hosting TAPS families, members of the U.S. Air Force, and Telos employees and their families at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum for a screening of the blockbuster movie Captain Marvel.

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Addressing the Cyber Workforce Shortage and Supporting FIRST Tech Challenge

John B. Wood
March 19, 2019

One solution to the cyber workforce shortage that I stress often is starting STEM education earlier, as it generates interest, introduces students to a career opportunity they may not have known otherwise (especially for young girls), and creates a knowledge base that will ultimately help students as they continue their education.

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Connolly-Meadows – An acceleration lane for FedRAMP

Milica Green
March 12, 2019

Bi-partisan legislation introduced late in the last Congress, and expected to be reintroduced in the new Congress, by Reps. Gerry Connolly (D-V.A.) and Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) to update and improve the FedRAMP process would substantially boost the government’s efforts to make FedRAMP more effective.

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A Real-World Look at Education and the “Cybersecurity Workforce Gap”

John B. Wood
March 6, 2019

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) recently published a report on “The Cybersecurity Workforce Gap” that contains a number of well-documented statements describing the challenges organizations face in hiring cybersecurity professionals with the needed skillsets.

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Get Ready, Get Set… Get FedRAMP Authorized!

Milica Green
February 20, 2019

Telos compliance expert Milica Green recaps the topics and advice she presented in our “Getting to FedRAMP Ready: What You Need to Know” webinar with Rackspace’s Brad Schulteis.

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The Irony of RMF Step 0

Gianna Price
February 13, 2019

In my previous post, I mentioned the addition of the Prepare step, often referred to as Step 0, in the revised NIST SP 800-37 Risk Management Framework, a.k.a. RMF 2.0. The Prepare step, which aligns with the core of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, expands the conversation from system-focused vulnerability management into organizational risk management.  

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Tampa Bay Frogman Swim Honors the Fallen and Benefits Naval Special Warfare Foundation

John B. Wood
January 28, 2019

It is always a privilege to be able to support this event and the families of America’s fallen heroes. Thank you and congratulations to all who participated in the Frogman Swim this year.

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