Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Center of Excellence (COE)

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The Information Technology Acquisition Advisory Council (IT-AAC), a public/private partnership serving the public sector, announced the establishment of a new Cybersecurity Maturity Model (CMMC) Center of Excellence (COE) intended to advance the goals and objectives for improving the cyber and supply chain security and resilience of the Department of Defense (DoD) global Defense Industrial Base (DIB) network of contractors, suppliers, and vendors.

The CMMC-COE will focus on bringing together the many disparate cyber and national security communities of interest under one roof to reduce complexity, improve awareness, and accelerate industry effort to become more cyber resilient against the growing threats from nation states and criminal enterprises.

The CMMC-COE partner network will be sharing a wide range of capabilities from member organizations, including; cyber standards frameworks, education, solution

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Why a Security Maturity Model Can Transform How You Use Analytics

With cyberattacks and breaches on the rise, security should be a major concern for all companies. In particular, enabling the development of an analytics maturity model is a useful addition to your traditional security information and event management (SIEM)-based operations.

It is possible to step away from only applying the traditional SIEM model with its rule-based analytics and move toward an integrated approach. The security capabilities built over the last decades based on SIEM and security orchestration and response are valuable. However, organizations can now move toward a security model that leverages the power of the traditional SIEM model and data science.  

Although there is not a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to implementing a security analytics program, the security maturity model gives an indication of what one can expect and what many organizations have experienced. By identifying in which stage of the maturity model your company is, you can

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