4 Ways to Attract, Maintain, and Retain Contingent Workers at Your Tech Firm

Hiring contingent or “temporary” employees can be a great way to fulfill immediate roles in your organization, while providing the flexibility growing organizations need to restructure assignments when necessary. However, due to the temporary nature of these positions, it can sometimes be hard to attract the right employees and keep them engaged, especially in the… Read more »

Top Secret: IT Soft Skills You Didn’t Know You Had!

In the business world, soft skills are necessary for success. While many think of soft skills as being only essential for professionals in business and marketing, this is a common misconception as soft skills are also vital for IT professionals. For hiring managers and employers, an IT professional who can demonstrate excellent soft skills is… Read more »

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

What can delay a security clearance? Dishonesty Inaccuracy Financial problems Still have questions? If you’re wondering what might cause security clearance delays or even denials, you’re not alone. 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… 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 »