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NIST 800-53, Rev. 5 Incident Response (IR) Policy Templates & Programs for Download

NIST 800-53 provides guidance on incident response controls, which are crucial for effectively responding to and managing security incidents within an organization. Incident response aims to minimize the impact of incidents, restore normal operations, and prevent future occurrences. Here are key aspects of incident response as addressed in NIST 800-53:

U.S. Army Charging Forward with Enhanced Cybersecurity Measures & Zero Trust for Protecting Networks

The Department of Defense’s (DoD) push towards zero trust principles is marching forward with a series of initiatives for ensuring its communication network remains secure in today’s world of growing cybersecurity threats.

32 Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) Part 117, The New Version of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM)

The switch from the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) being a DoD Manual to now a federal rule - effective February 24, 2021 - is significant indeed, and more than just a name change. With the codification came changes that essentially gave NISPOM more enforcement, authority, and overall accountability. 

Congressional Testimony Calls for Heavy Emphasis on Cyber to Deter and Defeat Adversaries, Particularly China

In what can only be described as a true wakeup call for the United States, a recent Congressional Testimony painted an ominous picture in that “...the United States will not be ready to deter and defeat America’s most capable adversary — China — in the demanding technological environment we will face in the next five years.

eMASS Consultant - DCSA, RMF, ATO, A&A - Arlington Intel

In today's defense landscape, information security is a top priority, especially for cleared contractors working with sensitive government data. To ensure compliance with stringent security standards and streamline risk management processes, cleared contractors in industry working towards A&A use the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS), a government owned web-based application with a broad range of services for comprehensive fully integrated cybersecurity management.

Arlington's Comprehensive Employee Training for a Defense Analytics Firm on the Brink of IPO

In the high-stakes world of defense analytics, knowledge and readiness are highly essential. When a private sector defense analytics firm set its sights on going public with an Initial Public Offering (IPO), they recognized the need to fortify their team with specialized training. Arlington, a trusted name in risk advisory services, was entrusted with the task of conducting comprehensive employee training. 

Arlington's Role in Mergers & Acquisitions for Department of Defense (DoD) Contractors

In the fast-paced world of defense contracting, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) can be transformative but also fraught with risks. Arlington, a leading name in risk advisory services, played a pivotal role in ensuring the success of a defense contractor's upcoming M&A endeavor. Our comprehensive due-diligence initiatives covered critical facets of information security, cybersecurity, and data privacy, setting the stage for a smooth and secure transition.

How Arlington Empowered a Startup DoD Contractor with Comprehensive Risk Advisory Services

In the dynamic world of defense contracting, startups often find themselves navigating uncharted territory. This is particularly true for a promising new entrant specializing in avionics software. With the Department of Defense (DoD) as their client, the stakes were high, and risk management was critically important. Enter Arlington, a trusted name in risk advisory services for federal contractors.

How a Small Metal Fabrication Federal Contractor Became FISMA Compliant and Earned Authorization to Operate (ATO) for a US NAVY Contract

In the world of federal contracting, meeting stringent cybersecurity requirements is non-negotiable, especially when dealing with agencies as critical as the US Navy. This success story showcases how Arlington, a trusted partner in cybersecurity and compliance, helped a small metal fabrication federal contractor achieve FISMA compliance and secure Authorization to Operate (ATO) for a significant contract with the US Navy.