FTC Guidance for Cyber
The Federal Trade Commission has provided guidance which is easy to follow for small businesses.
Internet of Things FBI
Cyber Actors use Internet of Things devices as proxies for anonymity and pursuit of malicious cyber activities.
NIST 800-171 Controlled Unclassified Information
The protection of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) resident in non-federal systems and organizations is of paramount importance to federal agencies and can directly impact the ability of the federal government to successfully conduct its assigned missions and business operations.
Mitre Releases Supply Chain Guidance for DoD
Federal Communications Commission on Reasonableness
By clarifying that our standard is one of “reasonableness” rather than strict liability, we address one of the major concerns that providers—including small providers and their associations—raise in this proceeding.
American Bar Association Annual Meeting
Charlie Tupitza presented to the American Bar Association CyberSecurity Task force at their annual meeting August 5 in Chicago. Conversations addressed how the insurance industry can help support small and solo law practices in the United States and how taking advantage of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework is helpful to establish a common lexicon enabling the sharing of good practices.
He also addressed the importance of all organizations to establish a clear policy regarding the sharing of cyber hygiene information. One example is the request from the insurance industry for this information when it is not necessary.
Americas Small Business Development Centers
The 38th Annual America’s SBDC Conference takes place September 4-7, 2018, in Washington, DC, at the Washington Marriott Marquis. Every year our conference attracts 1,300+ SBDC professionals from all over the nation. These advisers, trainers and directors come together for professional development and networking.
Controlled Unclassified Information Security Requirements Workshop
On Thursday, October 18, 2018, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in coordination with the Department of Defense (DoD) and the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), is hosting an informational workshop providing an overview of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), the Defense Acquisition Regulations System (DFARS) Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting Clause, and NIST Special Publications 800-171 and 800-171A.
Cyber Business Quotes
“Every organization, regardless of size, must have a policy addressing the sharing of cyber related information.” Charlie Tupitza, CEO, National Forum for Public and Private Collaboration and President of RightExposure.
“No private data should be copied to a Blockchain.” Anil John, program manager for the identity management project in the Cyber Security Division of the Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency
“To think large organizations should be thought of as separate from small and midsize organizations may miss some very important opportunities. To think they are more secure also misses opportunities.” Charlie Tupitza
“Definition of Competition: Come together to seek improvement. When we come together with like purpose we naturally do better. When we come together with an attitude of improvement we make great progress towards our common desired outcomes.” Charlie Tupitza
Small and Mid-Size Organizations: RightExposure works closely with both the public and private sector in support of small and mid size organizations within the United States.
Supply Chain: Helping them understand their cybersecurity responsibilities.
Insurance Industry: Helping them understand the needs of small and mid-sized organizations for sustainability and cyber protection. Identifying products and services they can bring to support cyber hygiene by taking advantage of large numbers.
Charlie Tupitza is a licenced insurance consultant. He was a charter member of the presidential directive working group to determine needs of the US government procurement community in support of cyber security. He participates regularly in working groups regarding supply chain cyber security and sustainability and other related topics. He communicates regularly with the FTC, NIST, GSA, DHS, DoD, SBA and associations representing large groups of small and mid-size companies. As the CEO of the National Forum for Public Private Collaboration he led a study to help understand the value of cyber liability and data breach insurance for small organizations.
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