Cyber 101

What is Cyber Security?

The term Cyber Security has transcended into the workforce with many labor categories and requirements to become employed. There are terms such as Computer Security, Data Security, Information Security, Network Security, and Information Assurance that relates to Cyber Security.  The major difference is based upon organizational data and how its used. For instance, Data Security defines databases and the procedures to protect storage, transfer, and access of critical data, while Network Security addresses  the source and destination of traffic between networks and infrastructure devices such as firewalls, router, switches,  and Intrusion Detection devices. So, what is the true definition of Cyber Security? Some say it's just  "Security Lost in Space" while others think of just hacking and the prevention of data leaks. Whats yours?

 

Our daily life, economic vitality, and national security depend on a stable, safe, and resilient cyberspace. We rely on this vast array of networks to communicate and travel, power our homes, run our economy, and provide government services.Homeland Security"Computer security is a branch of computer technology known as information security as applied to computers and networks. The objective of computer security includes protection of information and property from theft, corruption, or natural disaster, while allowing the information and property to remain accessible and productive to its intended users."Wikipedia

 

 

 

The Road Ahead with SEMAIS

The Information Technology field integrates many requirements and guidelines for public, private, servicemembers, and contracting companies. DoD 8570 directive mandates that personnel working, managing, or operating Information Assurance systems owned by the US Government become compliant through various certifications and annual training. To meet those standards, SEMAIS has tools and courses designed to ensure compliance is met for retaining and gaining employment. DoD  and Federal agencies must certify their systems for compliance under NIST, FISMA, and DoD 8500 standards. SEMAIS consulting service has the resources and expertise to support the agencies in achieving those objectives as well.

 

Private companies have faced the challenges of maintaining and recruiting a qualified staff to support business process and development. The challenges can arise from basic security skills to managerial concepts and practices. SEMAIS incorporates solutions that builds and employs these skillsets for performance and career development.

 

 

                         Are you Ready to Move Forward with SEMAIS?

 

 

 

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