it boundaries compliance cmmc


IT Boundaries & CMMC Compliance

As organizations work on preparing for eventual CMMC certification, one of the critical factors that must be addressed at the beginning of the process is what your scope or boundary will be.
Risk assessments are important to every business


What is a risk assessment and why do you need one?

How can your organization mitigate cybersecurity risk? The answer lies in risk assessments. Learn more about what they are and how they can help you.
CMMC Level 2 Builds a Bridge to Level 3


CMMC Level 2 - Building a Bridge to Level 3

CMMC Level 2 introduces processes (maturity) to CMMC. It is bridge to Level 3 but requires a rigor and discipline that will server your organization well as you work business development efforts and long-term planning.
CMMC Level 1 Hurdle


CMMC Level 1 – Not a High Hurdle!

96% of Federal DOD contracts would require only CMMC Level 1 certification - so let's get going!


How to Pick a Password Manager?

A password manager is like a notebook with your passwords, but with a master key that only you have. This blog helps you compare password managers.


Windows 7 End-of-Life – what's next?

Microsoft will stop issuing security updates/patches for Windows 7 and Server 2008. These security patches address vulnerabilities that Microsoft has found or that hackers have discovered. If you are in a regulated industry (e.g. HIPAA or FISMA) you will be considered non-compliant. So what should you be doing now?


Preparing for CMMC (Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification)

CMMC is a certification that the government will require for…


Kids online amazed at what they see!


July 2020 Newsletter

BEI's monthly newsletter includes help for parents trying to manage kids online during the summer, information about Risk Assessments, our lunchtime webinar series (Vacation or Staycation, it’s All About Securing Yourself is next), Excel Tips and Tricks and more!
I Love Dad on keyboard


June 2020 Newsletter

BEI's monthly newsletter includes Father's Day Gifts, an offer for a free Microsoft 365 Licensing Audit, WFH Technology policies, Excel Tips and Tricks Webinar, and Teams Tips.
Soup and Sandwich for Lunch


May 2020 Newsletter

BEI's monthly newsletter includes Mother's Day gift tips, our lunchtime webinar series (Microsoft Teams Tips and Tricks is next), BEI is again a Best Place to Work, IT Security during COVID-19, and more!