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  • What Companies Should Know About the DoD’s CMMC Update
    on January 17, 2022

    On November 4, 2021, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced several changes to the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program, now referred to as CMMC 1.0. CMMC 2.0, the updated version of the framework, is a culmination of the DoD’s […]

  • The Timeline for CMMC 2.0 Rollout: What You Should Know
    on January 14, 2022

    In November 2021, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced that the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) will be undergoing three major changes to help reduce costs, streamline the compliance process, and be better aligned with other federal […]

  • Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) 2.0: 3 Big Changes
    on January 12, 2022

    Major changes are underway for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program. Previewed in an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on November 4, 2021, the revamped program is called “CMMC 2.0”. This new certification model promises to […]

  • The Strategy Behind the DoD’s CMMC Update
    on January 10, 2022

    After months of internal study, the Department of Defense (DoD) has revealed its intention of updating the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program. The following are the eight different strategic lines of thinking behind the DoD’s efforts to […]

  • A Technical Look at CMMC 2.0 Updates
    on January 3, 2022

    In 2021, the US Department of Defense (DoD) updated the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) framework. The revamp makes the CMMC system more streamlined and flexible to allow defense contractors and their suppliers to comply with the DoD’s […]

  • Charles IT Acquires Managed Services Provider NST Systems, Inc.
    on January 3, 2022

    Jan. 3, 2022, Middletown, Conn.–– Charles IT, a leading provider of advanced cybersecurity and compliance services, has acquired NST Systems Inc. to expand its offerings throughout Connecticut and metro New York.

  • How to Use Microsoft Teams Better: 8 Things to Start Doing Now
    on December 31, 2021

    Microsoft Teams is more than just a video conferencing platform. As part of the Microsoft 365 product line, it is a full-fledged collaboration and communication solution, not to mention a vital tool in the era of remote work. That said, while Teams appears […]

  • Microsoft Office 365: Understand the Full Potential
    on December 29, 2021

    Microsoft Office 365 was recently rebranded to just Microsoft 365 to reflect its broader scope than what was originally envisaged by the world’s favorite desktop productivity suite. Although the core applications remain largely the same, this broader software […]

  • Outlook Business Email: See What It Can Really Do For Your Business
    on December 28, 2021

    Everyone knows that Outlook office email lets you manage emails, calendars, and contacts in a single application. Now part of the much broader Microsoft 365 line of subscription services, Outlook Office 365 email features deep integration with other […]