How Are Military Operations Integrating Cyber?

Cyber has become a significant influence on the military and defense community. However, while many military personnel are focused on cyber, many are not, even though it can impact their work and mission. So, how is the U.S. military incorporating cyber into the entire command and in what ways is this being accomplished? Cyber Integration:… Read more »

Automating Security Compliance in the DoD

As the DoD moves closer to automated security compliance, it is time for contractors to prepare for this change. Contractors should not only be aware of specific security requirements, but also the status of compliance by various agencies along with acceptable tools. An Easier Transition Guaranteed: Understand NIST 800-171 One of the best ways for… Read more »

What Is the Relationship Between NIST, FISMA, and FedRAMP?

As rapid technology changes continue in the defense industry, security, risk, and compliance concerns are at the forefront of every contractor’s mind. With so many different policies and regulations regarding NIST, FISMA, and FedRAMP, how can contractors ensure they know how all three of these entities are connected and function within the U.S. Department of… Read more »

NIST 800-171 Compliance for DoD Contracting

On December 31, 2017, all businesses that work with the DoD were required to be in compliance with NIST 800-171. So, what is the NIST 800-171 standard? What is NIST 800-171? The NIST (National Institute for Standards and Technology) 800-171 standard relates to secure file sharing and information governance. To put this standard into the… Read more »

Is Artificial Intelligence Changing the Defense Industry? The Answer Is Yes!

Artificial Intelligence continues to prove it will be a revolutionary technology. Each day, AI technology changes and evolves to offer more applications and challenge existing operational concepts; this is especially true in the defense industry. While AI technology continues to grow, it has created a global “arms race” with many countries trying to drive innovation… Read more »

Entrust Government Solutions Achieves ISO 9001 Certification

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New Orleans, LA, July 3, 2018 – Sentient Digital, Inc. dba Entrust Government Solutions, an industry leader in providing IT solutions for government and corporate customers, is pleased to announce today that it has earned ISO 9001 certification. The comprehensive system audits covered every aspect of operations. “Achieving ISO 9001 certification is an important step… Read more »

3 Ways to Avoid Security Clearance Delays

There comes a time in the career of most technology professionals when a job opportunity requires you to have a security clearance. This happens on a fairly regular basis when working in the defense industry or government IT. Unfortunately, if you aren’t careful, it can be all too easy to cause security clearance delays—or, in… Read more »

How to Prove You’re an Indispensable Cybersecurity Professional via LinkedIn

Today, many recruiters looking to hire cybersecurity professionals are turning to LinkedIn for prospective candidates. When recruiters conduct LinkedIn searches, they carefully look over a professional’s profile to get an idea if it is worth reaching out to them to begin a conversation. With so many cybersecurity professionals actively engaged on LinkedIn, what ways can… Read more »

4 Effective Ways to Increase Your Employee Retention at Your Tech Firm

With negative employment in today’s tech industry, it is critical to retain employees. Not only is it increasingly difficult to find new talent, but it also costs money, and typically, lost productivity as the new employee comes up to speed once hired. So, how do tech companies retain employees? Preventing the Exit: 4 Ways to… Read more »

The Top 5 Tech Skills That Need to Be On Your Resume to Land a Job in the Defense Industry

A resume speaks volumes, especially for a job seeker in the defense industry. Thus, it is imperative that IT professionals in the defense industry have the right set of tech skills to draw the attention of prospective employers. So, what are the top tech skills that IT job seekers in the defense industry need on… Read more »