Entrust Solutions Earns Multiple Award Schedule from the GSA

As of September 2020, Entrust Solutions holds a Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) under the IT Solutions subcategory with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) that will last until September 2025. In short, this contract vehicle allows us to offer specialty IT and cybersecurity services to various government and defense agencies at discounted prices. Take a… Read more »

What Is Cyber Monitoring?

What is cyber monitoring and why is it important? Cyber monitoring is the process of continuously observing an IT system in order to detect data breaches, cyber threats, or other system vulnerabilities. It is a proactive cybersecurity practice that can help your IT team sift through cyber events to determine which ones may pose threats… Read more »

Big Data vs Business Intelligence: What Business Leaders Need to Know

What is big data vs business intelligence? In short, big data describes massive amounts of data and how it’s processed, while business intelligence involves analyzing business information and data to gain insights. Big data can improve business intelligence by providing organizational leaders with a significant volume of data, leading to a more well-rounded and complex… Read more »

4 Types of Data Breaches to Know in 2020

There are 4 types of data breaches to know in 2020: Ransomware Attacks XSS Attacks Man-in-the-Middle Attacks SQL Injection Attacks Recently, a hacking group called ShinyHunters leaked 386 million consumer data files from 18 companies on the dark web for free. With large-scale data breaches like this occurring more frequently, enterprises both big and small… Read more »

5 Principles of Information Assurance

To start, what is information assurance? In short, information assurance is the protection of information and how it is processed, used, transferred, and stored. There are 5 principles of information assurance: Availability Integrity Confidentiality Authentication Nonrepudiation Most organizations these days deal with sensitive information of some kind. This includes everything from your company’s bank account… Read more »

3 IT GRC Market Trends to Know in 2020

What are the latest IT GRC market trends? In 2020, there are 3 key IT GRC market trends that tech managers and business leaders should pay close attention to: Digitization through cloud computing Software advancements from AI and machine learning Increased cybersecurity and data privacy needs Within the past decade, the enforcement of governance, risk… Read more »

Will Bad Credit Affect Security Clearance in the IT Industry?

If you want to do IT work for government agencies, you may have wondered, “Will bad credit affect security clearance?” When you apply for security clearance, your financial history and current standing are extensively reviewed. Imperfect financial circumstances, such as bad credit scores, can have a negative influence on your application and potentially cause your… Read more »

How Do Data Fusion Technologies Work?

To start, what are data fusion technologies? Data fusion refers to the process of collecting various sets of information and combining them into a single source. Typically, data fusion technologies are powered by artificial intelligence, as AI enables data fusion to be performed far more quickly and efficiently. The rise of AI in recent years… Read more »

Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Crime: Facing New Threats

Recent security breaches, such as the 2018 hack of Facebook’s user data, have brought the relationship between artificial intelligence and cyber crime back into mainstream conversations. It has become more important than ever for the general public to trust in an organization’s ability to properly manage its AI systems and secure consumer data against advanced… Read more »

How to Use Applied Data Science and Machine Learning for Cyber Security

Why has it become common practice to use applied data science and machine learning for cyber security? Hackers are using more and more sophisticated techniques, including artificial intelligence, to perform cyber attacks. Big data grows and changes at an increasingly rapid pace. Big data needs science in order to be useful. In today’s cyber security… Read more »