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 »

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 »

Keeping Up with the Changing Scope of Defense Acquisition

The defense acquisition landscape is changing. Once known as a constant in the defense community, the acquisition machine is experiencing some significant shifts as a result of impending retirements, new partnerships, re-organizations, and new legislation. The Changes Ahead for Defense Acquisition Retirement is Coming Soon for Many Acquisition Officials When looking at the Federal workforce,… Read more »

Tips for Working with Defense Contractor Recruiters

Connections are crucial for job seekers, particularly in the highly specialized field of defense contracting. Working with respected and versatile defense contractor recruiters is a common way to open doors into this exclusive workforce. Job candidates have everything to gain and nothing to lose by utilizing a defense contractor recruiter. Recruiters do not charge a… Read more »

How to Effectively Market Your IT Jobs to Recent Grads

With graduation ceremonies taking place across the country in the next month, that means one thing: about 1.9 million new grads entering the job market. Hiring new grads can be a great benefit to an organization. They are young, tech-savvy, full of energy, and ready to work! However, with a robust employment market and many… Read more »